Report on Media Freedom Indexes

The Center for International Media Assistance, CIMA, a media development organization, along with the Center for Global Communication Studies (at the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School) have jointly published a report on media freedom indexes, Evaluating the Evaluators: Media Freedom Indexes and What They Measure. The Report “examines the strengths and shortcomings of existing media freedom indexes and offers recommendations to improve them” The author of the study is former Washington Post reporter and editor, John Burgess. The media freedom organizations that are evaluated are Freedom House, IREX and Reporters Without Borders.

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