ABC

ABC and Australia’s local news crisis

With declining revenues and closures taking its toll on local news services, the ABC is playing its part in maintaining coverage despite its own financial pressures.

RTVE

Spain: RTVE management issues remain unresolved amid financial concerns

Three years after Congress approved a reform to allow the election of the president and board members of Corporación de Radio y Televisión Española (RTVE), the public broadcaster is yet to have its management troubles resolved.

City of Lahore, Pakistan.

Pakistan: Serious concerns for journalist safety and editorial independence

Attacks on journalists and threats to editorial independence continue to endanger media freedom in Pakistan.

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PSM Weekly | 20 – 26 January 2021

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

food packaging

Content for PMA members: Hidden threats in your takeout

We are pleased to once again partner with Orb Media to provide PMA members with high-quality, adaptable content about sustainability issues worldwide.

VOA USAGM

Hopes for editorial independence restored as USAGM CEO resigns

Hopes for editorial independence restored as USAGM CEO resigns. This follows serious concerns about politicisation and editorial interference during his tenure.

SABC HQ

SABC employees go on strike as retrenchment process resumes

Labour unions begin strike action and organise a possible blackout as South Africa’s public broadcaster continues to implement its Section 189 process.

EBC Brazil

‘Citizens’ ombudsman’ pushes back against the ruin of Brazilian public media

PMA welcomes the creation of Ouvidoria Cidadã as a positive step towards more accountable and independent public media in Brazil.  

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PSM Weekly | 13 – 19 January 2021

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

Hong Kong RTHK

Focus on PSM | Hong Kong

The situation facing independent and public media in Hong Kong went from bad to worse in 2020 with the imposition of a new National Security Law.