ZDF building with banners.

Germany: Public media reforms scrutinised

The heads of Germany’s 16 states have given their assent to reforming Germany’s public media sector, but the proposals…

RNZ CEO and PMA President, Paul Thompson, addressing public media leaders at the PBI conference in Tokyo in November 2022.

ANZPM: Public media “for a volatile world”

New Zealand's new public media entity, the ANZPM, is designed to meet the challenges of a "volatile world", from…

Row of people on their phones

PSM Weekly | 23 – 29 November 2022

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

SABC HQ South Africa

Candidates recommended for SABC Board

12 names have been recommended by the Communications ministry to serve on the incoming Board of South Africa’s public…

RTV Slovenia

Slovenia: Bill to depoliticise public media receives public support

Slovenian voters have backed a bill to depoliticise the country’s public media, making way for much needed legislation…

PMA extremely concerned by arrest and harassment of journalists in China

A BBC journalist was arrested by the police while reporting on protests in China, while an RTS journalist was also…

RTV Slovenia

Slovenia: Media freedom groups back legislative efforts to depoliticise public media

PMA and other media freedom groups back reform introduced in Slovenia, aimed at limiting political interference over…

Women gender camera

PSM Weekly | 16 – 22 November 2022

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

The Well Said project: “Yle’s act for a functioning democracy”

A project co-led by Finland’s public media organisation aims to improve the discussion culture in Finland, and support…

Global Task Force

Threats to public broadcasters and media professionals are weakening democracy

Public funding, operational & editorial independence, and media freedom and safety the focus of first in-person meeting…

Telecommunications towers

PSM Weekly | 10 – 15 November 2022

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

Catherine Tait, the President and CEO of CBC/Radio-Canada with David Sutton, Senior Strategist at ABC – on behalf of Managing Director, David Anderson – signing the Memorandum of Understanding at the Canadian Embassy in Tokyo, Japan.

ABC and CBC/Radio-Canada renew partnership agreement

Public broadcasters, ABC and CBC/Radio-Canada, have renewed their partnership which will see collaboration on animated…

Catherine Tait

Strengthening Trust to Strengthen Our Democracy

A speech by President and CEO of CBC/Radio-Canada, Catherine Tait, highlights the need to strengthen trust to…

BBC News mobile app interface

The Trusted News Initiative creates Asia-Pacific network

Partners in the Trusted News Initiative (TNI) have agreed to expand its global representation by creating a regional…

Two microphones and headphones in a podcast studio.

PSM Weekly | 2 – 9 November 2022

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

Thai PBS' new website launched October 10, 2022. Credit: Thai PBS

Developing a website with public service at its core

Thai PBS launched a new website on October 10, 2022, which consolidates quality programs from 10 sub-sites in one place…

Cilla Benkö Sveriges Radio

Cilla Benkö: The fight for democracy and free speech is a life and death struggle

Swedish Radio's Cilla Benkö, reflects on the threats to journalists and democracy, home and aboard, and the need for…

Fake news misinformation

Caribbean media and information literacy and disinformation action plan launched

PMA's Caribbean media and information literacy and disinformation action plan is out now, along with a preview of our…