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Finland Tops the New Media Literacy Index 2023

Finland tops the new Expanded Media Literacy Index 2023, with a score of 74 points out of 100, showcasing Finland’s remarkable achievement as the frontrunner in the sixth consecutive edition of the index since 2017.

The index, which includes 47 states, is published by the Open Society Institute – Sofia and measures the potential vulnerability to disinformation, with higher rankings and scores indicating better resilience of societies to the impact of disinformation and related phenomena. The model employs several indicators – the quality of education, media freedom, trust in society, and the usage of new tools of participation.

Portugal secures the 12nd position, across Europe, with 60 points.