RSF’s 2022 World Press Freedom Index : a new era of polarisation | RSF

Within democratic societies, divisions are growing as a result of the spread of opinion media following the “Fox News model” and the spread of disinformation circuits that are amplified by the way social media functions. At the international level, democracies are being weakened by the asymmetry between open societies and despotic regimes that control their media and online platforms while waging propaganda wars against democracies. Polarisation on these two levels is fuelling increased tension.

Source: RSF’s 2022 World Press Freedom Index : a new era of polarisation | RSF

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