The UNESCO official website 2019 focuses on the role of the media in the fight against misinformation. These include a book on press freedom and the safety of journalists and other resolutions, papers and resources like, for instance, the World Trends in Freedom of Expression series.
The United Nations website has links to related resolutions, reports and committee websites.
Find out which country has the most free press according to the annual barometer complied by RSF . The methodology used is displayed on the website.
An Alternative freedom of the Press ranking is compiled annually by Freedom House .
- Other well known indexes are:
The African Media Barometer developed by fesmedia Africa, the Media Project of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) in Africa, and the Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) in 2004.
Every two to three years a panel of 10 to 12 local experts, consisting of at least five media practitioners/media experts and five representatives from civil society, meet to assess the media situation in their own country. A report is then compiled by expert panellists based on 39 criteria.
- Afrobarometer has a new report on media freedom from opinion polls conducted in African nations.
- European Centre for Press and Media Freedom has a resource section on its website with useful research reports and papers on trends in media pluralism and threats to media freedom in the region.