1407263 story U.S. Ranks 17th in Freedom of the Press 1367 Posted by michael on Wednesday October 23, 2002 @02:22PM from the even-canada-kicked-our-[censored] dept. reimero writes "According to this article on Yahoo! Germany the U.S. has experienced "serious restrictions" in freedom of the press, according to Reporters without borders' first worldwide press freedom index. Finland, Iceland, Norway and the Netherlands came in tops. An interesting study, to say the least."