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Focus on PSM | France

Public media services in France face a number of drastic changes in 2020, including budget cuts and plans to merge multiple organisations.

PSM Weekly | 8 – 14 January 2020

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

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ABC’s coverage of the Australian bushfires

ABC’s extensive emergency coverage of the bushfires in Australia is lifesaving, with staff working tirelessly to provide accurate, reliable and rolling coverage under incredible pressure and in precarious conditions.

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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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PSM Weekly | 1 – 7 January 2020

As we enter the new year our thoughts are with all those affected by the catastrophic bushfires in Australia. Read our full statement in PSM Weekly.

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Looking back at 2019

Despite some highs, 2019 struck a new low for many public media organisations around the world. Explore some of the key PMA stories from 2019.


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.

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.