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Accessed On: 09 October, 2018
Variables converted from character to numeric as follow:Variables under consideration are top 3 vars i.e. Status, print and Broadcast
1 = Free (F)
2 = Partly Free (PF)
3 = Not Free (NF)
Under source it values are present like: "F" , "PF" and "NF"
Note:- Date range has been considered as follow:
Jan.1981-Aug.1982 is considered as 1982
Aug.1982-Nov.1983 is considered as 1983
Nov.1983-Nov.1984 is considered as 1984
Nov.1984-Nov.1985 is considered as 1985
Nov.1985-Nov.1986 is considered as 1986
Nov.1986-Nov.1987 is considered as 1987
About Freedom of the press:
Freedom of the Press, an annual report on media independence around the world which assesses the degree of print, broadcast, and digital media freedom in 199 countries and territories. Published since 1980, it provides numerical scores and country narratives evaluating the legal environment for the media, political pressures that influence reporting, and economic factors that affect access to news and information. Freedom of the Press is the most comprehensive data set available on global media freedom and serves as a key resource for policymakers, international institutions, journalists, activists, and scholars worldwide.