Appendix B: Journalism Freedom: 1980–2008 (Country Ratings from Freedom House) - Moldova
Population (2010, proj.): 3,576,000
Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2007): $1,210
Date of Independence: August 27, 1991 (from the Soviet Union)
Date of Last Constitution: August 27, 1994
After a short period of partial freedom, Moldova has returned to its Soviet roots and little news media freedom. The government often infringes on legally “guaranteed” press freedom, and harassment of ...