This world map depicts the World Press Freedom Index for the year 2021, as compiled by Reporters Without Borders.
Norway tops the list, with an index score of 6.72. Its neighbors Finland and Sweden rank second and third, respectively.
Most of the top entries, marked in white and yellow, come from Europe. The United States, meanwhile, is in 44th place with a score of 23.93.
Countries with the most restrictive press are marked in black. With a score of 81.45, the African country Eritrea is ranked in last place (180th).
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