Global Conference for Media Freedom

#DefendMediaFreedom: Public Media Matters

Last week PMA participated in the inaugural Global Conference for Media Freedom in London, hosted by the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office and the Canadian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Media freedom stifled across Latin America

Restrictive laws, a lack of independent public media and high levels of violence towards journalists are just some of the threats limiting media freedom across Latin America.

PSM Weekly | 10-16 July 2019

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

Latvijas Radio

News staff at Latvian Radio call on board to resign 

The News Service staff from Latvia’s public radio station, Latvijas Radio, have expressed no confidence in their board and issued an open letter demanding board members to quit or be dismissed due to poor working conditions and inaction to support the sustainability of the broadcaster.

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Webinar | Social Media Guidelines for Journalists & Media Makers in Southern Africa

Join us on 18 July for our live webinar on developing social media guidelines for journalists and media makers in Southern Africa. 

Journalism is not a crime. ABC

Under Pressure: Why Public Media Matters

Read about our session at the Global Conference for Media Freedom on the pressures facing public media worldwide and why now, more than ever, we must fight for its future.

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PMA rounds up the Global Conference for Media Freedom

"Together we must support the vulnerable, assist each other through challenging times, as nations as well as agencies. We must never forget that to be proactive is far, far better than having to be reactive"

PSM Weekly | 3-9 July 2019

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

Manx Radio

Honing skills at Manx Radio

As part of our Global Grant scheme, media trainers Professor Claire de Than and Siobhann Tighe travelled to the Isle of Man to provide refreshers in media law and interview techniques to staff from the island's public broadcaster, Manx Radio. 

UK regulator sets out plans to increase prominence of PSBs

Ofcom announces measures to help public broadcasters face “unprecedented pressure” of competition from streaming services and global media giants.