In this Nov. 5, 2008 file photo, a man buys a newspaper from a vendor in New York's Financial District. According to democracy watchdog group Freedom House, a slump in global media free

 

              In this Nov. 5, 2008 file photo, a man buys a newspaper from a vendor in New York
In this Nov. 5, 2008 file photo, a man buys a newspaper from a vendor in New York's Financial District. According to democracy watchdog group Freedom House, a slump in global media freedom driven by Mali's turmoil, Greece's decline and tightening media control in Latin America pushed the percentage of the world's population in countries with a completely free press to its lowest level in 16 years. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)