members working in this country
- Most covered free expression issues in this country
Ranked 45th in annual press freedom index
This report looks into the current situation of local TV stations regarding their financial status, sources of funding (including public funding), the political and economic pressures they are subject to, ownership and its political and business connections and professionalization and self-regulation levels.
Sales of foreign media leave "a larger share of important outlets in the hands of wealthy Romanian businessmen, who typically use them to advance their political and economic interests"