PMA Global Grants 2020

We are pleased to announce eight Global Grants of up to £1,500 for employees of PMA member organisations. New deadline for applications: 28 February 2020


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In the tough world of media disruption, public media must shape their own destiny

PMA President and RNZ CEO, Paul Thompson, calls on public service media organisations to be bold and ingenious to ensure their ongoing relevance in the world of media disruption.


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RTÉ: A public broadcaster in crisis?

Financial insecurity is just one of the ongoing challenges for Ireland’s public broadcaster, RTÉ, which faces significant cuts and potential job losses in the coming years.  


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Happy New Year!

Looking back and looking ahead. There has never been a more urgent need for public media organisations to come together and advocate globally for their shared principles.


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Focus On PSM | NHK

Japan’s public broadcaster faced a number of challenges in recent months, from the introduction of simultaneous streaming to governance and independence concerns.


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Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Academy

Find out about PMA's valued partnership with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, their New Year's concert and recently launched academy.


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Insight | Facebook “state controlled” labels could ensnare public broadcasters

Facebook for more than a month now has been quietly examining media organizations to determine whether to affix a label of “state control” to their Facebook pages, an initiative…


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Independence of Peruvian national broadcaster in spotlight

Forced resignation of IRTP boss puts spotlight on independence of Peru’s national broadcaster.


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Media freedom crisis in Tanzania

Rampant self-censorship, the shutdown of media outlets and repressive media laws continue to intensify in Tanzania.


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Press Release: Protecting the licence fee

Boris Johnson’s comment about scrapping the TV Licence during an election Q&A demonstrates a complete lack of understanding about what public media is and how it is funded.


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