November 17, 2015

Support for Press Freedom, but Not on Sensitive National Security Issues

Support for Press Freedom, but Not on Sensitive National Security Issues
Support for Press Freedom, but Not on Sensitive National Security Issues

Media organizations should be able to publish information about …

Country Large political protests in our country Economic issues that might destabilize the country's economy Sensitive issues related to national security
U.S. 86% 81% 35%
Canada 89% 81% 37%
France 78% 77% 46%
Germany 87% 72% 48%
Italy 87% 74% 58%
Poland 90% 78% 76%
Spain 95% 83% 60%
UK 84% 78% 29%
Russia 67% 53% 39%
Ukraine 82% 39% 18%
Turkey 50% 32% 26%
Jordan 60% 36% 37%
Lebanon 92% 50% 32%
Palest. ter. 72% 44% 34%
Israel 91% 58% 18%
Australia 89% 77% 30%
India 74% 47% 43%
Indonesia 58% 59% 42%
Japan 70% 55% 38%
Malaysia 62% 57% 40%
Pakistan 56% 22% 20%
Philippines 69% 55% 50%
South Korea 68% 58% 37%
Vietnam 42% 41% 29%
Argentina 88% 69% 74%
Brazil 92% 77% 50%
Chile 91% 73% 64%
Mexico 84% 76% 71%
Peru 76% 65% 61%
Venezuela 88% 77% 75%
Burkina Faso 83% 32% 33%
Ghana 79% 59% 40%
Kenya 78% 52% 53%
Nigeria 68% 40% 48%
Senegal 64% 24% 19%
South Africa 70% 59% 53%
Tanzania 77% 79% 34%
Uganda 74% 69% 66%

Source: Spring 2015 Global Attitudes survey. Q31a-c.