Europa World has a profile of each country in the world that includes demographics, media ownership information and data on media distribution within the country. Check out this video to learn how to find media information about a specific country in Europa World.
Use Passport GMID to find a wealth of statistics on your country. GMID is primarily a business database, so most of the data available is aimed based on developing an industry or marketing in a particular country. Examples of data types in Passport GMID include computer and other device ownership, availability of Broadband Internet and the number of newspapers and books published.
This video will show you how to find international media and telecommunications information in Passport GMID.
The UN Data site provides a wide variety of statistics that can be searched from the home page. Scroll down and you can also browse the stastics by topic. Check out the section on Information and Communication Technolgoy.
The World Press Encyclopedia includes an entry on more than 200 countries. The report includes general information on the country's politics, history, and economic situation and describes the development and current state of the local media system. Entries also include some basic economic and communication statistics.
Be sure to check the bibliography at the end of the entry - it may link you to invaluable resources that were used to write the encyclopedia entry.
The Encyclopedia of International Media and Communication, available in print on the 2nd floor reference shelving (at call number P87.5 .E532 2003), includes regional articles on freedom of the press, as well as country-specific media information. Also includes a bibliography of other sources at the end of each article, so check these for other sources of information.