Albania

Media Situation:

The situation of Albanian media outlets and journalists is still critical due to the ongoing intimidation of journalist, the hostile and offensive working environment and due to the COVID-19 pandemic that had a financial impact on the media sector according to The European Commission’s Albania 2020 Report. More

Media Freedom:

The recent Reporters Without Borders (RWB) report on freedom of the press reveals that media in Albania is still under pressure from the government. Currently Albania is ranked position 83 among 180 countries regarding press freedom. In 2020, the country held position 84. More

Media Outlets:

The number of media outlets in Albania is relatively high compared to the country’s population. The right to establish a media outlet is guaranteed by law for all individuals and organisations. More