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Question text: Please tell me which of the following statements you agree with? - 1. The government has the right to check prior to publication what information is to be reported by the media, if the government thinks it threatens state interests. 2. The government does not have the right to check prior to publication any of the information to be reported by the media, since journalists should decide themselves what to publish.
Note: The question was recoded. Options Strongly agree to the first statement and Agree to the first statement were recoded to Yes, Options Strongly agree to the second statement and Agree to the second statement were recoded to No.
The survey investigates public views and preferences on the media sources and assess political pluralism of media sources and perceived impartiality of journalists and media managers