Belize

Focus on PSM | Belize

While problems persist,Belize's press freedom ranking is comparatively high, with a safer working environment for journalists compared to neighbouring states.

TVP Poland

Focus on PSM | Poland

Poland’s public broadcaster Telewizja Polska (TVP) continues to face heavy criticism following the 2020 presidential election while the country’s government looks to restrict foreign media ownership.

SABC HQ

Focus on PSM | SABC facing significant challenges in its 84th year

As South Africa’s public broadcaster celebrates its 84th year, its achievements are recognised against a backdrop of planned retrenchments and restructuring as well as court proceedings and previous misconducts.

KBS

Focus On PSM | Korean Broadcasting System

As the largest public broadcaster in South Korea, KBS has the highest reach among radio and television audiences. Here we take snapshot of its key characteristics, its role and the country's wider media landscape. 

Poland

The decline of public media in Poland

From pro-government election and coronavirus coverage to hate speech, there are serious concerns that the government’s ongoing interference will extinguish hopes for independent public media in Poland.

SABC

SABC asks government for a budget review

South Africa’s public broadcaster has called on the government to review its budget as COVID-19 takes its toll on advertising revenues and acquisitions.  

Ghana

Focus on PSM | Ghana

As the government looks set to reform aspects of Ghana’s media landscape, we take a look at the key issues impacting media freedom and the country’s public broadcaster.

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Focus on PSM | Argentina

South America is not known for its well-established and well-funded public service media institutions. However, Argentina seems to be making strides towards a more resilient PSM system.

France Télévisions

Focus on PSM | France

Public media services in France face a number of drastic changes in 2020, including budget cuts and plans to merge multiple organisations.

NHK

Focus On PSM | NHK

Japan’s public broadcaster faced a number of challenges in recent months, from the introduction of simultaneous streaming to governance and independence concerns.