This new U.S. rankings report should supplement Paul's 'More Govt = Less Freedom messageSubmitted by JohnPhillipSousa on Sat, 01/28/2012 - 14:57
"U.S falls to 47th in press freedom rankings after Occupy crackdown"
Sweeping protests around the world made it an extremely difficult year for the media, and tested journalists as never before, the annual report into press freedom reveals.
The annual report by Reporters Without Borders has been released, showing the United States fell 27 points on the list due to the many arrests of journalists covering Occupy Wall Street protests.
The slide in the United States places it just behind Comoros and Taiwan in a group with Argentina and Romania.