citizen participation

Insight | Why Public Media Will Not Survive Without Real Citizen Participation

In a dynamic and brutally competitive media landscape, it is time for public media to get serious about citizen participation says Marius Dragomir. 

Ita Buttrose ABC

What would Australia look like without the ABC?

Statement | There is a reason why the majority of Australians trust the ABC, writes ABC Chair Ita Buttrose.

coronavirus public media COVID-19

Who’s behind the news? Why we need to know, especially now.

Why public service media plays an essential role in the coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Jamie Angus

Insight | Jamie Angus on why trusted news should have access to chat apps

BBC World Service Director, Jamie Angus, explains why trusted news services should have access to chat apps such as WhatsApp to combat disinformation during crises and emergencies.

Cilla Benkö Swedish Radio

Swedish Radio’s Director-General Cilla Benkö: Attacks on journalists in the US show that words can be dangerous

While demonstrations against police violence and racism are sweeping the US, there have been alarming reports of journalists being violently attacked by both police and demonstrators. The ground for these attacks has been laid by frenzied rhetoric, with the media time after time identified as the enemy.

World Press Freedom Day 2020

World Press Freedom Day 2020

While the role of public media has never been so important, COVID-19 is taking its toll on press freedom around the world.

Future Tense podcast, ABC Radio National

LISTEN | The ongoing fight to save public broadcasting

The Public Media Alliance discuss the importance of public media as well as the threats that public broadcasting faces worldwide on ABC Radio National's 'Future Tense'.

Cilla Benkö Sveriges Radio

Insight | An essential and important role in difficult times

The demand for the latest correct information about corona is high among the public. Cilla Benkö, CEO of Sveriges Radio writes about the continued work to reach listeners with often vital content at the company that must not be silenced.

CBC/Radio-Canada

Insight | An update on local services and all the ways to access COVID-19 information on CBC News

Everything from a new email destination for your questions to a dedicated page tracking coronavirus cases.

RNZ Paul Thompson

In the tough world of media disruption, public media must shape their own destiny

PMA President and RNZ CEO, Paul Thompson, calls on public service media organisations to be bold and ingenious to ensure their ongoing relevance in the world of media disruption.