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Uruguay media guide

time:2023-06-05 13:42:07 source:Al Jazeera

Uruguayans can access a wide range of views via hundreds of privately-owned media outlets.

State radio and TV are operated by the official broadcasting service, SODRE. Some newspapers are owned by, or linked to, the main political parties.

Freedom of speech and media are guaranteed by the constitution and are generally respected, says Freedom House.

A 2014 broadcasting law has been praised for encouraging media pluralism and setting up an independent regulator, says Reporters Without Borders.

There were 3.2 million internet users by July 2022, comprising 93% of the population ( Facebook is the top social media platform.

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