Status: Free
Legal Environment: 1
Political Influences: 1
Economic Pressures: 7
Total Score: 9

Population: n/a
GNI/capita: n/a
Life Expectancy: 76
Religious Groups: n/a
Ethnic Groups: Danish, German, Inuit
Capital: Copenhagen

The constitutional guarantees of freedom of expression are reflected in the independent print and broadcast media, which are frequently critical of the government. The media represent a wide variety of views, though one important segment may be missing with the demise of the newspaper of the Social Democratic Party, due to the paper's fallen circulation. The state finances radio and television broadcasting, but state-owned TV companies have independent editorial boards. Independent radio stations are tightly regulated. In November, the license of a neo-Nazi radio station was withdrawn for violating laws regarding incitement to racial hatred.

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