Find Media and Broadcasting expertise in Tonga

The media in Tonga is considered by independent observers as free in part. The country’s constitution guarantees freedom of speech. Libel and defamation are finable offences. Tonga Chronicle is a government-owned newspaper published in Tongan and English and the Times of Tonga is an independent weekly. There are three radio stations serving around 61,000 radios. Radio stations include Radio Tonga 1 and Tonga Radio. Tonga also has one television station broadcasting to around 2,000 televisions; the main station is Tonga Broadcasting Commission.

A couple of websites report on news from across the Pacific: Islands Business and Pacific Islands News Association.

Media and Broadcasting organisations in Tonga
Government Information Service
Matangi Tonga - The National News Magazine
Taimi o Tonga
The Tonga Chronicle
TINA / Tonga Independent News Association
Tonga Broadcasting Commission
Tonga News Association
Tongan Weekly