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

Population (2010, proj.): 2,905,000

Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2006): $12,860

Date of Independence: 1650 (expulsion of the Portuguese)

Date of Last Constitution: no official constitution


Oman's media are among the most regulated and restricted in the Arab world—which is saying something. Yet some news (though rarely local) is available from domestic and (by satellite) international services. ...

  • Loading...
locked icon

Sign in to access this content

Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

  • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
  • Read modern, diverse business cases
  • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles