Appendix B: Journalism Freedom: 1980–2008 (Country Ratings from Freedom House) - South Korea
Population (2010, proj.): 48,501,000
Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2007): $19,730
Date of Independence: August 15, 1945 (from Japan)
Date of Last Constitution: July 17, 1948 (last revised October 29, 1987)
Press freedom is guaranteed in the constitution and is widely observed, making the country one of Asia's freest media markets. Expressing ...