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PSM Weekly | 28 February – 5 March 2024

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

Protests against Rai following festival broadcast

Protests against Rai erupted after the broadcaster distanced itself from comments about Israel and Gaza, at a festival it was broadcasting.

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News leaders express solidarity with journalists in Gaza

News editors and chiefs from over thirty media organisations have signed an open letter calling for journalists in Gaza to be protected.

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Slovakia: RTVS and media freedom under scrutiny

A climate of insecurity is lingering, as budget cuts and plans to dissolve RTVS into two entities were announced by the government.

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ZDF & ARD: Recommended funding increase “challenging”

The KEF’s recommendation to raise the Germany's public media funding by 58 cents per month has been described as “a challenge”.

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RTBF and VRT join the Public Media Alliance

The Belgian public broadcasters, VRT and RTBF, are joining our growing alliance of public service media organisations.

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PSM Weekly | 21 – 27 February 2024

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

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Public media in Poland struggles for a reset

All public radio stations have now been liquidated, while TVP has been accused of political bias, as public media reforms in Poland continue.  

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ABC and Tonga Broadcasting Commission cement relationship with MOU

The ABC and the Tonga Broadcasting Commission have exchanged a Memorandum of Understanding, recognising their longstanding relationship.

New Zealand: Media vs big tech struggle

New Zealand media bosses warned MPs this week journalism is in jeopardy if they don't back a Bill making big tech pay for news.