Posted inCentral Europe & Baltics, Czechia, Estonia, Poland, Slovakia

MEDIA: Differing Views on Government Control

SIX YEARS AFTER COMMUNISM BEGAN to crumble in Eastern and Central Europe and four years after the dissolution of the Soviet Union, many old attitudes toward press censorship persist in the region. But as results from a recent series of surveys reveal, the countries are making progress in the struggle with the development of a credible free press.