Top 10 Countries Ranked Highest On the Press Freedom IndexMcgillacuddy This list is fact-based. No opinions.
I currently take a Mass Communication class and during one session, I found out that the United States currently ranks 41st in the Press Freedom Index. That's incredible, and pretty absurd, but this list shows the countries with the best freedom of press, and you might be a bit surprised at the results...
Created on 5/2/2016, source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Press_Freedom_Index
The Top Ten
In Finland, you can get 4 years incarceration for simply clicking on any website deemed "racist."
The Netherlands has criminal sanctions for criticism of religion.
"Free speech" in Norway is "subject to police approval."
This list is about freedom of press, not freedom of speech. They're covered by the same laws, but they're still different. - Mcgillacuddy
Denmark has criminal sanctions against "hate speech" similar to Sweden's.
Sweden has criminal sanctions against speech criticizing lifestyle and non-Judeo-Christian religion,