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PSM Weekly | 16 – 22 September 2020

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

public participation

Audience engagement and public media during COVID-19

Engaging with audiences is essential if public media are to build trust and ensure public accountability. Yet, with COVID-19 massively disrupting the way we work and interact, how have public media adapted to best engage with their audiences during the pandemic?

Belize

Focus on PSM | Belize

While problems persist,Belize's press freedom ranking is comparatively high, with a safer working environment for journalists compared to neighbouring states.

PSM Weekly | 9 – 15 September 2020

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

BBC

Bold changes as new BBC Director General takes office

The BBC’s new Director General proposes “a radical shift” as the public broadcaster faces critical challenges.

NBC

Challenges for public media in Namibia

From funding constraints to media freedom issues and COVID-19, Namibia's public broadcaster has faced serious challenges in recent months.

PMA

PSM Weekly | 2 – 8 September 2020

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

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PMA condemns oppression of journalists and media freedom in Belarus

The Public Media Alliance vehemently condemns the ongoing oppression of journalists and media freedom in Belarus following the disputed election of President Lukashenko.

RNZ

RNZ to Expand Local Democracy Reporting Programme

Press Release | Radio New Zealand (RNZ) is seeking applications from New Zealand media organisations who are keen to join the Local Democracy Reporting (LDR) programme.

SABC HQ

Insight | SABC has cut its losses and is ahead on a turnaround plan

Work over the past nine months has laid a foundation to serve the public interest for the next 84 years, and even beyond