Appendix B: Journalism Freedom: 1980–2008 (Country Ratings from Freedom House) - Dominican Republic
Population (2010, proj.): 10,225,000
Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2007): $3,560
Date of Independence: February 27, 1844 (from Haiti)
Date of Last Constitution: November 28, 1966 (amended July 25, 2002)
While protected under law, press freedom has been slowly eroding as government shows less tolerance for critical reporting. Attacks on ...