America's press freedom ranked at 46
February 13 , 2014
US suffered a major decline in the annual World Press Freedom Index. Several reasons are to blame for its drop to No. 46 including the conviction of WikiLeaks leaker Chelsea Manning and the NSA leaks by Edward Snowden.
The nation is now placed between Romania and Haiti and the Syria, Turkmenistan, North Korea and Eritrea are the worst ones from the bottom.