Over-75’s licence fee: Where the responsibility lies

A great deal of ‘anti-BBC’ flak is flying at the moment as the public broadcaster has announced that it will end the provision of free licences for most over-75’s on 1 August…


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#HoldTheLine campaign launched in support of Maria Ressa and independent media in the Philippines

Sixty press freedom groups and civil society organisations, journalism institutions, filmmakers, and other supporters have formed a coalition in support of Maria Ressa and…


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Focus On PSM | Korean Broadcasting System

As the largest public broadcaster in South Korea, KBS has the highest reach among radio and television audiences. Here we take snapshot of its key characteristics, its role and…


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COVID-19: Amplifying the threats to public media

From political interference to funding cuts, many independent public media organisations are facing both new and ongoing threats. Here we reflect on some of these challenges, many…


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Over 100 days in detention

It has been over 100 days since the arbitrary arrest of Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman, Editor-in-Chief of the Geo-Jang Group, who remains behind bars in Pakistan. The Public Media Alliance…


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What would Australia look like without the ABC?

Statement | There is a reason why the majority of Australians trust the ABC, writes ABC Chair Ita Buttrose.


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The Next Normal

UNESCO disrupts our whole perception of normality in a powerful new film for the post-COVID-19 era, available for PMA members to broadcast.


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ABC launches Five-Year Plan

Australia’s largest public broadcaster has announced major changes and cuts to programming and staff as it launches its Five-Year Plan.


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Fears for Voice of America’s editorial independence

Serious concerns have been raised about Voice of America’s editorial independence from the state as newly appointed Trump loyalist heads US Agency for Global Media and fires…


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Who’s behind the news? Why we need to know, especially now.

Why public service media plays an essential role in the coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic. 


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