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 2017 World Press Freedom Index



40 in 2016

Global score


22.26 in 2016

  • 0
    journalists killed in 2018
  • 0
    citizens journalists killed in 2018
  • 0
    media assistants killed in 2018
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