Verbal attack on Croatia’s public broadcaster is the latest in a string of media freedom incidents

Croatia may have joined the Media Freedom Coalition but attempts to intimidate journalists at HRT are among several ongoing media freedom issues.

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The threat facing Czech TV (Česká Televize)

The Global Task Force for public media is gravely concerned by recent developments in the Czech Republic which risk undermining the independence of Czech TV and its vital role in the country’s democracy.

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Statement by the Global Task Force for public media on ban of BBC World News in China

The Global Task Force for public media is deeply concerned by the decision of the government of the People's Republic of China to ban BBC World News from broadcasting in the country.

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The increasing threats to journalists’ safety

In this commentary article published in the Toronto Star, Catherine Tait, CBC/Radio-Canada President and CEO, writes in her capacity as Chair of the Global Task Force for public media about the dramatic increase in both the frequency and the intensity of harassment and intimidation faced by journalists.

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BBC DG Tim Davie joins the Global Task Force for public media

Catherine Tait, Chair of the Global Task Force for public media, is pleased to announce that BBC Director-General Tim Davie is joining the Global Task Force and continuing the BBC’s support for its work.

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Attacks on Public Media are an Attack on Democracy

In early June, Facebook announced that it had begun labelling content originating from state-controlled media organisations. This is the most recent manifestation of an ongoing discussion about the distinction between state and public media organisations that is vitally important for citizens of democracies worldwide.

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Global Task Force for public media welcomes South Korea’s KBS

The Global Task Force for public media is delighted to welcome its eighth and final member, South Korea’s KBS.

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Global Task Force: Public Media Serving in the time of a pandemic…

The year 2020 will be forever etched in our minds. No matter where we live, we share common experiences of fear, grief and the suffering that comes with uncertainty.