Restricted by law

Pressure from international NGOs that defend journalists has had no effect on the media climate in Slovenia. Defamation is still criminalized, and journalists and media outlets are often sued by well-known politicians. Under a “right to correction” in the 2006 Mass Media Act, anyone who feels offended or insulted by a newspaper article can demand the publication of a “correction” in the same position in the newspaper.

in the 2016 World Press Freedom Index



35 in 2015

Global score


20.55 in 2015

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