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Statement: The future of the BBC licence fee


The Public Media Alliance has serious concerns over the decision to freeze the licence fee which funds The BBC.

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PSM Weekly | 12 – 18 January 2022


Our weekly round-up of public service media related stories and headlines from around the world.

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BBC funding freeze: the importance of a licence fee


BBC's funding freeze and talks of a new funding model raise the question of the continued value, or not, of the licence fee as a funding mechanism.

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Pakistan: Journalists face Contempt of Court charges


Journalists face contempt charges for publishing a report revealing corruption, yet another attempt to suppress independent media.

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Focus On PSM: New PSM system for Mexico City


Mexico City has a new public media system. But what does the new system promise? And do local professionals believe it?

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PSM Weekly | 5 – 11 January 2022


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Launch event: The Impacts of Covid-19 on Southeast Asian media


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MOOC: Why does media matter for development?


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SAVE THE DATE: Southeast Asia COVID-19 Situation Report and Media Recovery Plan


PMA's COVID-19 Situation Report and Media Recovery Plan for the Southeast Asian media landscape will be launched on Thursday 20th January.

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