RNZ Paul Thompson

Tongan Prime Minister continues his attack on the public broadcaster

Public Media Alliance President, Paul Thompson writes in support of public media in Tonga, which has become the target of Prime Minister Akilisi Pohiva.

What makes news humanitarian?

In this fascinating blog Dr. Martin Scott explores the dilemmas of reporting on suffering and why some instances of human suffering are reported, and other are not.

News just in: in a digital world where entertainment is everywhere people want TV news

Stewart Purvis reflects on recent changes to a traditional evening news slot at UK broadcaster ITV and what it might tell us about audience preferences in the digital age.

Public Media Alliance sparks dialogue on trust in the media

Last month, Craig Hammer opened the Public Media Alliance (PMA) global conference in Montreal with a speech about the importance of public media in our world.

Changing Perspectives on PSM

Our conference rapporteur offers a summary of the key statements and “take-aways” from PMA’s 2016 conference.