Gallup: Perception of press freedom bettered in Armenia

Gallup conducted global surveys ahead of World Press Freedom Day on Saturday, May 2, which showed perceived media freedom declining in many countries.

A median of 63% of adults across 132 countries polled last year say the media in their country have a lot of freedom –on the low side of the percentages that Gallup has recorded since it started tracking these perceptions in 2010. A median of 26% say their media are not free.

Despite this general trend, perception of press freedom in Armenia has improved in comparison to previous years. In reply to Gallup’s question whether press is free enough in your country, 44% of respondents gave a positive answer with 43 % saying it is not.

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