World Press Freedom Index (WPFI) 2018

  • India is ranked 138/180 countries.
  • Index is released by France-based international non-governmental organization Reporters Without Borders (RWB), or Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF).
  • Norway is ranked 1.
  • Index parameters include media pluralism and independence, respect for the safety and freedom of journalists, and the legislative, institutional and infrastructural environment in which the media operate.