Appendix B: Journalism Freedom: 1980–2008 (Country Ratings from Freedom House) - Kiribati

Population (2010, proj.): 100,000

Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2007): $1,120

Date of Independence: July 12, 1979 (from the UK)

Date of Last Constitution: July 12, 1979


This tiny Micronesian island nation enjoys a free press, though all newspapers have to register with the government. There is some self-censorship by journalists. There are two weekly newspapers, one ...

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