VOA USAGM

USAGM CEO removes “firewall” protecting editorial independence

CEO of the U.S. Agency for Global Media (USAGM) announces that he will remove the “firewall” regulation designed to protect the editorial independence of government-funded broadcasters.

Global Task Force

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.

SBS Newsroom

PSM Weekly | 21 – 27 October 2020

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

Pacific Media Network

“Celebrating the Pacific Spirit”

A warm welcome to the Pacific Media Network as it becomes the latest member of the Public Media Alliance.

Press freedom

Tanzania: Restrictions on independent media compromise democratic process

How are draconian restrictions on independent media and freedom of expression compromising the democratic process ahead of the Tanzanian election?

VOA Voice of America

New rule could drastically limit the visas of foreign journalists in the US

The Public Media Alliance calls upon the US government not to implement a proposed rule that seeks to limit the time foreign journalists are eligible to remain in the US.

Pakistan Geo

Editorial: Truth and Power

GEO's Editor-in-Chief, Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman, remains in jail as the crackdown on press freedom in Pakistan continues.

Buenos Aires Argentina

Focus on PSM | Argentina

Amid challenges, Radio y Televisión Argentina takes steps to improve diversity and representation.

RNZ

PSM Weekly | 14 – 20 October 2020

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

WPFC

World Press Freedom Conference 2020

Join us at the digital edition of this year’s WPFC conference where we will be hosting a session called Public Media Matters.