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Freedom House: Georgia is the leader on media freedom in the region2012-05-02 14:47
As reported by the NewsGeorgia, Georgia remains in the category of partly free countries on the level of media freedom, but continues to progress.gt-en-newsitem-inside
Georgia remains in the category of partly free countries on the level of media freedom, but continues to progress, taking the 6th place compared with the previous indicator, according to the report of the U.S. non-governmental organization Freedom House.
On the basis of 2011, Georgia is at 112th place with 55 points among 197 countries in the world in the international ranking of press freedom. In a similar study for the previous year the country ranked 118th position with 55 points (the lower the score, the higher the rating).
At the same time, Georgia took the 17th place among the countries of Central Asia and Eastern Europe.
Thus, Georgia has become a regional leader in terms of media freedom, the edition reported.
In the reporte the Freedom House noted that Georgia was the only country in the region, which has well advanced in digital terms of the rating, improving the rate from 55 to 52 points.