Austria

Austria

Concern about concentration

The concentration of media ownership in few hands affects journalistic independence. In several districts, a regional media house owns not only the most important daily newspaper, but also the only private local radio station. Due to high financial pressure in media houses, journalists observe more and more attempts to influence their coverage.

11
in the 2017 World Press Freedom Index

Ranking

0

11 in 2016

Global score

+0.29

13.18 in 2016

  • 0
    journalists killed in 2017
  • 0
    citizens journalists killed in 2017
  • 0
    media assistants killed in 2017
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