National Report: Government and State bodies: still the greatest threat

Montenegro continues with bad ratings for media freedom. According to the World Press Freedom Index 2017[1],  Montenegro is ranked 106th out of 180 countries, on the same place as last year. Worse effect of the countries in the region has only Macedonia.

Some processes, law changes and cases of violence against journalists that still waits to be solved are all reasons for the additional worry when we talk about freedom of expression and media freedom in Montenegro. But also show that the greatest pressure on media freedom still comes from the government and state institutions.

[1] https://rsf.org/en/montenegro

Access the full report here.

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