Freedom of Internet report 2021
Posted by Andrew Dunn in Social Sciences and Humanities Librarians’ Blog on October 4, 2021
Latest annual report from Freedom House which ranks 70 nations according to levels of internet freedom. This includes coverage of freedom of expression, user privacy, regulation and control of big tech companies. Full methodology is provided on the website.
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Freedom in the world, 2021
Posted by Andrew Dunn in Social Sciences and Humanities Librarians’ Blog on March 17, 2021
The latest annual report from Freedom House which maps trends in democracy worldwide. This year it has materials on the impact of the pandemic on democracy. There are country files, rankings and regional reports which can all be downloaded from the website where the full range of earlier reports and methodology can also be viewed.
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Freedom on the Net report 2018 launched
Posted by Andrew Dunn in Social Sciences and Humanities Librarians’ Blog on November 9, 2018
Freedom House has just launched its latest annual report on the state of democracy and freedom on the Internet. It also contains has rankings of nations according to measurements of their openness. Out of 65 countries assessed 25 recorded a loss of some freedom. China was the least free nation.
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Posted by Andrew Dunn in Social Sciences and Humanities Librarians’ Blog on May 15, 2015
To mark World Press Freedom day, UNESCO adopted the Riga Declaration. This affirms the importance of free journalism for sustainable development. Reporters without Borders has an annual ranking of press freedom worldwide. Freedom House annual survey is also out.
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World ranking of prosperity
Posted by Andrew Dunn in Social Sciences and Humanities Librarians’ Blog on November 17, 2014
Legatum Prosperity Index is an annual ranking of 142 countries. It uses eight categories: economy, entrepreneurship & opportunity, governance, education, health, safety & security, personal freedom and social capital. The website has information on the methodology and data for the last 6 years.
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Freedom in the World report 2014
Posted by Andrew Dunn in Social Sciences and Humanities Librarians’ Blog on January 31, 2014
Freedom in the World report 2014 Just issued by Freedom House see the rankings for civil liberties in nations worldwide. The report also has a useful graphic map of freedoms. Other useful country rankings which examines civil liberties include the US Department of State reports country reports on human rights practices and the International Religious Freedom […]
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