protest

Staying Safe: Tools and resources for reporting on protests

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Amid the challenges of reporting protests during a global pandemic, there has been a spike in the number of attacks on journalists and media workers by police and security forces.

PSM Weekly | 30 September – 6 October 2020

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

UNESCO women journalists survey

Global Survey: Online violence against women journalists and effective measures to combat the problem

Take part in UNESCO and ICFJ's global survey on online violence against women journalists.

Hong Kong RTHK

Further restrictions on media freedom in Hong Kong

New developments have painted an even grimmer picture for the future of media freedom and editorial independence in Hong Kong.

Pakistan Geo

Independent media in Pakistan remains under threat

It has now been more than 200 days since the arbitrary arrest of Mir Shakil-ur Rahman and there is still no sign that he will be released.  

BBC HQ night

PMA Statement: ‘One Minute to Midnight’ in the newsroom and good governance in PSM

"As the BBC approaches its centenary, we are aware of how many media organisations around the world share those same news values, the values of public media."

Women gender camera

PSM Weekly | 23 – 29 September 2020

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

Al Jazeera

PMA Statement: The U.S. Decision to request news network AJ+ to register under FARA

"The decision is likely to impact the reputation and ability AJ+ journalists in the U.S. to operate, putting their press credentials and information sources at risk."

Press freedom

Shutdowns, layoffs and court cases: The clampdown on independent media in the Philippines continues

The ongoing repression of independent media in the Philippines is proving disastrous at a time when trusted and timely news is needed more than ever.

Covid-19

Call Out: COVID-19 compounds risks to public media and their critical role in democracy

Independent public media and public interest journalism underpin informed democracy. Yet many outlets are facing greater threats than ever before.