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, ...