Press freedom ranking edges up but Tsipras yet to deliver, report finds


Greece is continuing its “long convalescence” in terms of media freedom but it remains to be seen whether the government can keep its promises to challenge the country’s media barons, the latest annual report from the international media watchdog Reporters without Borders (RSF) has found.

Up two places on last year’s ranking, Greece is now in 89th position out of 180 countries included in the 2016 World Press Freedom Index, which was published on April 20. Only neighbouring Bulgaria, which fell seven places to 113th in the ranking, clock...

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