India ranked 150 on the World Press Freedom Index 2022. This index is released by the Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF).

What does the index say about India?

In this year’s index, the country slipped eight positions from 142 to 150th position. India is said to be one of the most dangerous countries for the press. In the country, an standard of 3 to 4 journalists are killed each year. In this index’s inaugural edition, India was ranked 80th.
What do you mean by the World Press Freedom index?
This index has been published annually since the year 2020. This index is published by the Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) or Journalists Without Borders. This index is used to rank countries according to the press freedom levels available to the journalists of a country. The index does n’t serve as an index of journalism quality.
Which are the top 5 countries in the index?

1. Norway
2. Denmark
3. Sweden
4. Estonia
5. Finland
Which are the bottom 5 countries in the index?
176. Myanmar
177. Turkmenistan
178. Iran
179. Eritrea
180. North Korea
What’s the ranking of India’s neighbouring countries?
Nepal-76
Sri Lanka-146
Pakistan-157
Bangladesh-162
China-175
Myanmar-176

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