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World Press Freedom Index

Published on May 04, 2022
Current Context: The RSF released the 20th version of the World press freedom Index 2022.
World Press Freedom Index
  • The Paris-based NGO Reporters without Borders has come up with the 20th edition of the world press freedom index, which is compiled based on 6 broad parameters.
  1. Media Independence
  2. Media environment and self-censorship
  3. Legislative Framework
  4. Transparency
  5. Quality of Infrastructure for media production
  6. Pluralism
  • The three Nordic countries only Norway, Denmark, and Sweden have bagged the first three spots, in the repetition of the past trends.
  • India has slipped to 8 spots further, from 142nd to 150th. RSF has registered serious concerns about the UAPA laws being used to silence the media.


Q.1 What is India's current rank in World press freedom Index 2022?
a. 132
b. 142
c. 150 
d. 153

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