Coronavirus and local public media

Democracy relies on quality journalism and no more so than at the local level, particularly during crises and emergencies.


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Emergency funds for US public broadcasting

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting will receive $75million as part of an emergency relief package, which was passed by the US Senate on 25 March. This is a welcome package…


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ABC expands education schedule to support students at home during COVID-19 crisis

The ABC is launching an expanded schedule of free education content to support students, teachers and parents, with so many children forced to learn at home due to the coronavirus…


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Insight | An update on local services and all the ways to access COVID-19 information on CBC News

Everything from a new email destination for your questions to a dedicated page tracking coronavirus cases.


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SBS Radio launches multi-lingual coronavirus portal in 63 languages

Australian public broadcaster SBS is leading the way in providing quality news, information and education content to the breadth of society.


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PMA calls for the immediate release of Pakistan editor and media owner

The PMA have issued a letter to Pakistan's Prime Minister calling for the immediate release of Geo TV CEO and Editor-in-Chief, Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman.


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Covid-19 and public media: Adaptation and contingencies

Many of us are having to rapidly re-adjust our personal and professional lifestyles to a world that quite suddenly feels very different. And such change makes no exception for…


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Global Call Out: An Unprecedented Time

This week's PMA Global Call Out sees us all working in new ways. Many of us are now working from home in a world that quite suddenly feels very different. Yet the challenges…


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Letter: PMA calls on the government of Trinidad & Tobago to respect media freedom

Our letter to Trinidad & Tobago's High Commission in London calling on the country's government to respect media freedom in the wake of the police search of the Trinidad Express…


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PMA Global Grants Postponed

It is with a heavy heart that the Public Media Alliance has decided to postpone this year's PMA Global Grants.


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