Suriname profile - Media

image source, SRS

Suriname "gets fairly high marks" for media freedom, says Reporters Without Borders. The group praises the varied media landscape.

The two daily newspapers are privately-owned. State-run broadcasters operate alongside private radio and TV stations.

There were 552,000 internet users by 2017 - around 47% of the population ( Access is unrestricted.

The press

  • ATV - government-owned, commercial
  • STVS - government-owned, commercial