Global Task Force

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.

Czech Television

PMA condemns attempts to undermine the independence of Czech TV

The Public Media Alliance endorses statements by the Global Task Force for public media, EBU and MFRR against the politicisation of Czech public broadcaster.

Hong Kong

Hong Kong: Stifling of independent and public media continues

There are troubling times ahead for independent media in Hong Kong, with intensifying pressure from mainland China.

EBC Brazil

Brazil: Privatisation of public media looms

Privatisation looms for Brazilian broadcaster EBC, which has been transformed into a state mouthpiece in recent years. How did it come to this?

TV cameras

PSM Weekly | 31 March – 6 April 2021

Our weekly round-up of public service media related stories and headlines from around the world.

RNZ

Group of experts to develop case for new public media entity in New Zealand

A Governance Group of eight media experts will explore viability of a new public media entity to replace RNZ and TVNZ.

RTVE

RTVE: Questions of independence remain despite new board

RTVE has installed a new board after being in limbo for more than three years. But questions remain about the Spanish broadcaster’s independence.

Broadcast tower

PSM Weekly | 24 – 30 March 2021

Our weekly round-up of public service media related stories and headlines from around the world.

COVID Vaccination

Vaccine coverage: How – and why – public media should get it right

As countries around the world race to contain COVID-19, how should public media approach vaccine coverage?

panelist Marwa Daher

Welcoming New Neighbours: How public media works for refugees and asylum seekers

Watch our special event as part of Refugee Week, exploring how public broadcasters are covering the lives of refugees and asylum seekers as they make new homes here in the UK.