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

Population (2010, proj.): 45,317,000

Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2007): $29,290

Date of Independence: 1492

Date of Last Constitution: December 29, 1978

Spanish media are free in the European model, with vigorous competition. Press freedom is guaranteed in the constitution and widely observed. Antiterrorism rules and criminal libel laws are limits to press freedom, ...

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