Reporters Without Borders (RSF) unveiled their Press Freedom Index in Oslo Wednesday.
Norway, Sweden and the Netherlands topped the ranking of 180 countries – at the bottom were North Korea, Eritrea and Turkmenistan.
Deputy General Director in RSF, Antoine Bernard congratulated Elin Floberghagen, Secretary General, in the Norwegian Press Association, in an event hosted by the Fritt Ord Foundation.
Present were also Harlem Desir, Representative on Freedom of the Media, OSCE (Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe) and Erol Onderoglu, RSF Representative in Turkey.
RSF compiles the press freedom index every year
Hatred of journalism threatens democracies is the headline of this year’s report.