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

Population (2010, proj.): 13,257,000

Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2007): $770

Date of Independence: October 24, 1964 (from the UK)

Date of Last Constitution: August 24, 1991; amended in 1996


While protected in the constitution, press freedom is curbed in practice. Government harassment of journalists is common. Government-owned press and broadcast outlets dominate the media scene. There are a few ...

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