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Global Call Out: World Press Freedom Day 2022

Journalism is under a digital siege, from state & non-state actors, at a time when independent and critical journalism is most needed.

MRTV broadcasting house

Myanmar military’s effort to silence independent media

On World Press Freedom Day, a year on from Myanmar's military coup, former BBC Burmese editor, Tin Htar Swe assesses the state of media.

RRI building in Jakarta

The future of RRI as public radio in Indonesia

This insight provides an analysis of RRI’s ongoing issues and potential solutions for reforming the organisation and protecting public media.

Sally-Ann Wilson: “The need for public media has never been greater”

As Sally-Ann Wilson steps down as CEO of the Public Media Alliance, she reflects on two decades of advocating for public media.

Thai PBS Foundation delivered food and consumer goods to support communities during the shortage period. Medical supplies and medical equipment were donated to hospitals and health service centers.

Thai PBS: Above and beyond broadcasting during a pandemic

Covid-19 profoundly changed everyday life for everyone in Thailand. The public broadcaster, Thai PBS, recognised it had a responsibility to step up.

RNZ Paul Thompson

Paul Thompson: media merger a ‘watershed’

The new media merger is a "watershed" moment for New Zealand public media, to be set up for the future, says RNZ CEO Paul Thompson.

A satellite image of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai eruption.

Covering the Tongan tsunami from abroad, with no communications

Tongan journalist Agnes Tupou reflects on how they provided reassurance to Tongan people abroad after the volcanic eruption and tsunami.

Gary Allen RJRGLEANER

The Existential Threat posed by Big Tech Platforms to Caribbean Journalism and Democracy

"This paper is not alarmist. It is not sensational": Jamaica's RJRGLEANER Communication Group on the threat to Caribbean media posed by big tech.

Your VRT on Grote Markt

“Your VRT”: a new way of engaging with audiences

For three months, a VRT caravan toured Belgium as part of the "Your VRT" survey, finding out what the public thought about the broadcaster.

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Staff picks: PMA’s stories of the year

It has been a challenging year for public media worldwide – these are the staff picks for the stories that will stick with them most.