Greece

Greece

Long convalescence

After Greece fell 50 places in the World Press Freedom Index in 2015, one of the biggest-ever falls, hopes were pinned on the new government headed by Alexis Tsipras. Before the elections, Tsipras promised to end the power wielded by the media barons, a handful of businessmen who for years have used the media to further their business interests. Will this election promise be kept?

89
in the 2016 World Press Freedom Index

Ranking

+2

91 in 2015

Global score

+0.66

31.01 in 2015

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