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?

in the 2016 World Press Freedom Index



91 in 2015

Global score


31.01 in 2015

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