Appendix B: Journalism Freedom: 1980–2008 (Country Ratings from Freedom House) - Jordan
Population (2010, proj.): 6,472,000
Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2007): $2,840
Date of Independence: May 25, 1946 (from League of Nations mandate under British administration)
Date of Last Constitution: January 1, 1952
Jordanian news media suffer a variety of controls—formal press laws, some pressure from intelligence services, and cautious printers and ...