Call for Entry: The World Television Awards 2017

The World Television Awards celebrate the crucial role played by media in promoting "the awareness of the audience on major issues such as cultural diversity, religious understanding, tolerance and peace".

New Chairperson sought for ABC

The Australian government's Department of Communication and the Arts are seeking expressions of interest for the role of Chairperson at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC).

Taiwan's PTS appoints new Chairperson & President

The Public Media Alliance warmly welcomes Public Television Service's new Chairperson and President.

CBC/Radio Canada calls for additional funding to go ad-free

Canada’s public broadcaster asks government for funding increase of $400million to draw similarities with the BBC’s funding model.

Public Television Service, Taiwan

Since 1998, a central role of Taiwan's Public Television Service (PTS) has been to promote democratic value, minority interests, culture and voices that were once unheard under martial law.

Former EBC President discusses the status of public media in Brazil

With the recent changes in government, public service media in Brazil is constantly under pressure.

France

French public media needs “thorough review”

Public media in France has been under critique as an industry that is losing sight of one of its core missions: democratising access to culture.

Tunisia approves declaration on media freedom

Last week Tunisia’s President Beji Caid Essebi signed a declaration granting independent journalism and the right to information.

PSM Weekly 22-29 August

Our weekly round-up of public service media headlines and news stories from around the world.

New Information Bill contested in Fiji

A proposed Information Bill in Fiji may limit both media and citizens’ ability to access information.