Appendix B: Journalism Freedom: 1980–2008 (Country Ratings from Freedom House) - Solomon Islands
Population (2010, proj.): 536,000
Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2007): $750
Date of Independence: July 7, 1978 (from the UK)
Date of Last Constitution: July 7, 1978
This Pacific islands nation has a constitutional guarantee of freedom of the press. There are one daily and three weekly papers, all privately owned. Radio is the most important news medium and outlets are operated ...