Call Out: COVID-19 compounding risks to public media and their role in democracy

Independent public media and public interest journalism underpin informed democracy. Yet many outlets are facing greater risks than ever before.


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Audience engagement and public media during COVID-19

Engaging with audiences is essential if public media are to build trust and ensure public accountability. Yet, with COVID-19 massively disrupting the way we work and interact, how…


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Focus on PSM | Belize

While problems persist,Belize's press freedom ranking is comparatively high, with a safer working environment for journalists compared to neighbouring states.


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Bold changes as new BBC Director General takes office

The BBC’s new Director General proposes “a radical shift” as the public broadcaster faces critical challenges.


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Challenges for public media in Namibia

From funding constraints to media freedom issues and COVID-19, Namibia's public broadcaster has faced serious challenges in recent months.


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PMA condemns oppression of journalists and media freedom in Belarus

The Public Media Alliance vehemently condemns the ongoing oppression of journalists and media freedom in Belarus following the disputed election of President Lukashenko.


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RNZ to Expand Local Democracy Reporting Programme

Press Release | Radio New Zealand (RNZ) is seeking applications from New Zealand media organisations who are keen to join the Local Democracy Reporting (LDR) programme.


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Insight | SABC has cut its losses and is ahead on a turnaround plan

Work over the past nine months has laid a foundation to serve the public interest for the next 84 years, and even beyond


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Fury in Tonga at new limits imposed on media

Journalists in Tonga are angry at new regulations they say clamp down on media freedom.


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Will a new government in Sri Lanka herald further improvements in media freedom?

Sri Lanka's new government and Media Minister must live up to their recent statement on media restrictions by supporting an open and free media that can hold those in power to…


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