Appendix B: Journalism Freedom: 1980–2008 (Country Ratings from Freedom House) - Singapore
Population (2010, proj.): 4,837,000
Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2007): $32,340
Date of Independence: August 9, 1965 (from Malaysian Federation)
Date of Last Constitution: June 3, 1959 (amended 1965)
This Southeast Asian city-state has an authoritarian government that encourages journalists' self-censorship, which is widespread. Various laws constrain press freedom, and there is, for example, no right to ...