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Duration
30-60 minutes
Topic(s)
  • Current Events
  • Journalism
Grade(s)
  • 6-12

Not every country is guaranteed the right to a free press. In many nations around the world, journalists and reporters face intimidation, censorship, and violence. Use a map of the world to understand the varying degrees of press freedom and explore how these countries differ from each other and what that means for their citizens. 

  • World Press Freedom Worksheet (download), one per student
  • Access to the online Freedom House interactive map or kiosk in the Newseum's Time Warner World News Gallery (Level 3).  

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