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Commenting article: Bulgaria: a Haven of Press Freedom?

"In Bulgaria anyone could say anything, anywhere. There are so many media outlets, both print and electronic, and there are no consequences."

Bulgaria's PM Boyko Borisov commenting on freedom of speech in the country while attending a unity rally in Paris.

Readers should note that according to most international organizations Bulgaria usually ranks rather "average" in freedom of speech on a global level.

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#1
Mat - 12 Jan 2015 // 12:01:32

Apart from the media being owned by political groups and irritating reporters being sued into bankruptcy for slander if they say something difficult. But at least they're not getting shot.

#2
VillaGuy - 12 Jan 2015 // 16:14:46

I hope not the sort of press freedoms as seen in the UK, the freedoms to write junk to please the government and corporate investors which causes hysteria and current affairs out of unimportant or biased stories. I think restrictions should be in place, and only facts are printed, otherwise you'll end up with comics like The Mail, The Sun and The Mirror turning the country into ill informed cretins for the benefit of sponsors

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