In Ethiopia, newspapers are expensive. A private newspaper costs around 5 birr which is double the price of a serving of the staple food, Injera. However, the two even more important reasons for the low number of copies in the market are the poor culture of reading among the general public as well as the poor quality of the papers.
[The report failed to give adequate information about websites (EMF and others), which are blocked in Ethiopia. Since the analysis has not included Awramba Times, Fetehe and other popular newspapers, it seems biased report. EMF published this report for the sake of documentation.]
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