BBC to meet future challenges with rigorous focus on three essential roles

In a major speech on the future of the BBC, Tim Davie said the broadcaster has a central role in ensuring the UK retains a healthy democracy.

Grayscale press conference

PSM Weekly | 13-26 March

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


CPB Statement on Congress’ Passage of Funding for Public Media

CPB CEO highlights the importance of public media in statement after new bill on funding for public media was passed by Senate.

Slovak public broadcaster building

Slovak government urged to abandon new public media law

The govt’s new proposal on RTVS Act caused serious concern amongst Slovaks and media freedom groups over the future of RTVS independence.


PSM Unpacked | Prominence

MEMBERS EXCLUSIVE: In this online roundtable event, we will examine how PSM can restore their prominence in the current media landscape.

“P3 is a radio station for kids, right?”

P3 is a station for music lovers who also want to keep up to date with popular culture and current affairs, writes Head of P3, Simon Gooch.

BBC Persian

UN Fact-Finding Mission on Iran reports on the threats faced by BBC News Persian journalists and their family members

UN report raises concern that Iranian authorities harassed, threatened and intimidated journalists working outside the country, including BBC Persian. 

A slab of granite with the RTÉ sign engraved.

New leadership for RTÉ as licence fee evasion increases

As the new RTÉ Chair was appointed, it was announced that TV licence fee losses since last year’s payment scandal rose up to €22 million.

The Beehive, New Zealand's Parliament

TVNZ: The news funding model is broken – but this would fix it

Newshub shutting down and cuts at TVNZ show that New Zealand needs a new funding model for its fourth estate. 

European Commission

Coalition calls for effective implementation of EMFA

PMA has joined other CSOs in urging all stakeholders to work together for EMFA's full and effective implementation.