Appendix B: Journalism Freedom: 1980–2008 (Country Ratings from Freedom House) - Armenia
Population (2010, proj.): 3,090,000
Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2007): $2,630
Date of Independence: September 21, 1991 (from the Soviet Union)
Date of Last Constitution: July 5, 1995
As in many nations, libel laws are a prime deterrent to criticizing government and its officials. Print media, though privately owned, have low circulations and are thus freer than broadcasters, which are often ...