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

Population (2010, proj.): 48,501,000

Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2007): $19,730

Date of Independence: August 15, 1945 (from Japan)

Date of Last Constitution: July 17, 1948 (last revised October 29, 1987)


Press freedom is guaranteed in the constitution and is widely observed, making the country one of Asia's freest media markets. Expressing ...

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