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Content for PMA members: Hidden threats in your takeout

We are pleased to once again partner with Orb Media to provide PMA members with high-quality, adaptable content about sustainability issues worldwide.

VOA USAGM

Hopes for editorial independence restored as USAGM CEO resigns

Hopes for editorial independence restored as USAGM CEO resigns. This follows serious concerns about politicisation and editorial interference during his tenure.

SABC HQ

SABC employees go on strike as retrenchment process resumes

Labour unions begin strike action and organise a possible blackout as South Africa’s public broadcaster continues to implement its Section 189 process.

EBC Brazil

‘Citizens’ ombudsman’ pushes back against the ruin of Brazilian public media

PMA welcomes the creation of Ouvidoria Cidadã as a positive step towards more accountable and independent public media in Brazil.  

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PSM Weekly | 13 – 19 January 2021

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

Hong Kong RTHK

Focus on PSM | Hong Kong

The situation facing independent and public media in Hong Kong went from bad to worse in 2020 with the imposition of a new National Security Law.

Uganda

Serious concerns for transparency and journalist safety during Uganda’s general election

Uganda’s general election takes place amid significant threats to independent media.

Global Task Force

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.

SBS Newsroom

PSM Weekly | 6 – 12 January 2021

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

RNZ Paul Thompson

Public media in 2021: The cornerstone of sustainable media

Strong and independent public media are more important than ever, as the past year has shown.