Press Freedom Index

Georgia’s Press Freedom score declines, ranking rises: RSF

By | April 20th, 2016|Categories: Media|Tags: , |

Georgia: 64th place, Armenia: 74th place, Russia: 148th place, Turkey: 151st place, Azerbaijan: 163rd place TBILISI, DFWatch–Despite the relative rise in the ranking to the 64th place, the highest place in the region, Georgia’s score slightly declined. Reporters Without Borders (Reporters Sans Frontières, RSF), a France-based international organization, issued the […]

Georgia climbs further on press freedom index

By | February 13th, 2015|Categories: Media|Tags: |

Georgian journalists demonstrating for press freedom in 2011 . (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Press freedom has been improved in Georgia, judging by the latest annual index published by Reporters Without Borders. The country has moved up 15 places and is number 69 among 180 countries. The last time Georgia listed this high was […]

Georgia climbs 17 places on Press Freedom Index

By | February 15th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia climbs 17 places on the latest Press Freedom Index and is listed in 84th place among 180 countries. The index measures the level of freedom of information in different countries and is published annually by Reporters Without Borders. […]

Georgia improves on press freedom list

By | May 3rd, 2013|Categories: Media, News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia climbs 15 places on Freedom House’s latest list of press freedom around the world. On the list Freedom of the Press 2013, Georgia is listed as partly free in 96th place with 49 points, up from 111th place and 52 points the year before. […]

Georgia improves on press freedom list

By | January 31st, 2013|Categories: NGO news|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch — Georgia is placed 100 among 179 countries on World Press Freedom Index list 2013. This is an improvement by four places compared to last year. The report, published by Reporters without Borders, mentions Georgia only in passing together with a few […]

U.S. Ambassador criticizes journalism in Georgia

By | April 5th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch – The U.S. Ambassador to Georgia, John Bass, says there is a deficit of curiosity and questioning among Georgian journalists. He said this in Batumi while meeting with the media. Bass says he sometimes is surprised by the lack of curiosity among […]

Report: Press freedom is declining in Georgia

By | January 26th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch - Georgia is no longer the leading country in the South Caucasus in terms of media freedom, according to Reporters Without Borders. Georgia is on a shared 104th place among the 179 countries listed. Last year, Georgia was number 100 on Press Freedom Index, as the ranking list is called. This year's [...]