Micronesia profile - Media

  • 23 June 2015
  • From the section Asia

Micronesia has no daily newspaper, but the federal government publishes a fortnightly information bulletin and each of the constituent state governments produces its own newsletter.

The constitution provides for freedom of expression.

The state governments and a religious organisation operate radio stations, and cable TV is available on Pohnpei and Chuuk.

There are no official restrictions on internet access, however cost and a lack of infrastructure limit availability on outlying islands. There were nearly 30,000 internet users by June 2015 (

The press

  • The National Union - fortnightly bulletin published by federal government
  • The Kaselehlie Press - fortnightly


  • KPON TV - Pohnpei, commercial
  • TTTK TV - Chuuk, commercial
  • WAAB TV - Yap, government