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Guyanese newspapers are free to criticise the government, although journalists are apt to exercise self-censorship.

An "uneasy tension" between the state and the media persists, US-based Freedom House noted in 2013.

The government operates radio services and a TV channel. Private TV stations freely criticise the government.

There were 250,000 internet users by June 2012 (via Internetworldstats).

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