PSM Weekly

Our weekly round-up of public service media news stories from around the world.

John Momoh appointed Chairman of BON

PMA congratulates John Momoh, Chairman of Channels Media Group on his appointment as Chairman of the Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria.

Public Service Media Initiatives in the Global South

New open source book "makes an important and timely contribution to an increasingly global discourse on the meanings, values and roles of public service in media provision today".

Our latest research project

We are pleased to introduce you to our latest PSM research project which will explore the shared global values of public service media and its contribution to contemporary democratic societies

Delays hit implementation of new BBC Charter

Elements of the new BBC charter, set out in May's White Paper, will be delayed due to their complexity and the political outcome of the UK's Brexit referendum

ABU sets up media plan for climate change & disaster risk reduction reporting

During the 2nd ABU Media Summit on Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction, participants from more than 25 countries agreed on a new media plan to better inform the public about climate change and disaster risk reduction.

EFJ: From State Media to Public Service Broadcaster

Speech by Mogens Blicher Bjerregård, President of the European Federation of Journalists at the Council of Europe in April 2016.

PSM Weekly

Our weekly round-up of public service media news stories from around the world. 18-24 July

Court order stops SABC from enforcing censorship decision

A court bid by The Helen Suzman Foundation (HSF) against the SABC succeeds in what has been a tumultuous and highly controversial period for South Africa’s public broadcaster.

Radio still paves the way for music discovery in Canada

Despite the rise of online streaming music platforms, a survey suggests radio is still the predominant media for finding new music in Canada.