Appendix B: Journalism Freedom: 1980–2008 (Country Ratings from Freedom House) - Qatar
Population (2010, proj.): 1,508,000
Gross National Income per Capita: N/A
Date of Independence: September 3, 1971 (from the UK)
Date of Last Constitution: June 9, 2005
The home of the international Al Jazeera network, the Persian Gulf kingdom is otherwise one that strongly controls domestic media. Few specific laws protect media freedom. There are seven newspapers, four ...