Old is New Again: Public Service Media Rebuilding Trust

Public service media, in its different reiterations, is needed more than ever to support and defend democracy. This was the powerful message of PMA's 2018 Global Conference in Jamaica.

Insight | “The Fierce Urgency of Now”

Read Julie Drizin's opening keynote from this year's PMA Global Conference about U.S. public media’s mission for truth, conversation and community in troubled times

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ABC under attack: The fight for public broadcasting

Australia is in the middle of a divisive and damaging debate about its major public broadcaster. Here, ABC's Editorial Director explains why its role is more essential than ever.

Insight | RTVE public contest faces further challenges

After an arduous process, a reform to promote the independence of the Spanish public broadcaster from political influence is now hanging by a thread.

In defence of the public editor

In the wake of ESPN and others dumping their internal ombudsmen, Chris Elliott argues that ombudsmen can play a vital role in building trust with audiences and therefore securing the future of journalism. Their existence is a sign of strength, not weakness.

Insight | The “No Billag” Swiss Saga

Gilles Marchand, the CEO of SRG SSR, reveals all about the passionate fight for public media in Switzerland amidst the recent "No Billag" campaign.

Battered but not Broken | Why we need public media in the digital age

Public Media Alliance CEO, Sally-Ann Wilson, issued a call to action in support of public media worldwide at the Central European University's Centre for Media Data and Society in Budapest on 1 March.

Insight | World Radio Day 2018

What is World Radio Day and how can you get involved? We interviewed UNESCO’s Media Development and Society Section Chief, Mirta Lourenco, to find out more.

Insight | How public media should respond to journalism’s crisis

PMA President and Radio New Zealand CEO Paul Thompson writes about the crisis of journalism and the challenges facing public media organisations worldwide.