Barbados profile - Media

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The boardwalk at the marina and the old warehouses at the Careenage Harbor in Bridgetown, the capital city of BarbadosImage source, Getty Images
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The media operate in a relatively free environment

The media are free of censorship and state control, says Freedom House.

All newspapers are privately-owned, and there is a mix of private and public radio stations.

Although the sole TV station is run by the government-owned Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation, it presents a wide range of political views. The CBC also operates MCTV, a multi-channel and pay-TV service.

BBC World Service radio broadcasts on 92.1 FM in Bridgetown.

There were 234,600 internet users by March 2019 ( Access is unrestricted.