Featured Reports


Meet the fellows of our conflict sensitive reporting and safety of journalists in South Asia workshop

Meet the fellows of the upcoming IPDC/PMA/MAN virtual workshop on conflict-sensitive journalism and the safety of journalists.


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PSM Weekly | 8 – 14 September 2021

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


Swedish Radio VMA

Swedish Radio’s role during crises and emergencies

Public broadcaster Swedish Radio's public alert systems play a critical role during times of crisis and emergency.


Recent News


Attacks on journalists by members of the public grow

As the pandemic continues, there have been a growing number of attacks on journalists by members of the public — even in their own offices.

Poland: Senate rejects controversial media ownership bill

Bill criticised as a serious threat to independent news media and media freedom has been rejected by Poland’s Senate. But there are fears the bill could still pass following its return to the Sejm.……

UK: Ministers reportedly reject licence fee increase

MPs have reportedly rejected the BBC’s pleas to increase the cost of the licence fee in line with inflation, which could result in further cuts to its funding.

Fran Unsworth to leave BBC

Fran Unsworth, BBC Director of News and Current Affairs and member of the PMA Board, will leave the BBC at the beginning of next year. 

Ghana’s public broadcaster must find a ‘permanent’ funding solution

Ghana Broadcasting Corporation needs a more sustainable funding mechanism to deliver on its public service mandate, says Director-General.

Urgent solution needed as Slovenian Press Agency funding crisis passes 250 days

PMA joins 18 civil society and media organisations to sign joint statement urging end to STA crisis.

Webinar: The Impact of COVID-19 on the Southeast Asia Media Landscape

Register now for our webinar on the impact of COVID-19 on media freedom, journalist safety and media viability in Southeast Asia.

G7 must protect and evacuate journalists and media workers in Afghanistan

PMA joins fellow civil society organisations to call on the G7 to protect and evacuate journalists and media workers in Afghanistan

PSM Weekly | 1 – 7 September 2021

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

ABC achieves record news audience

News audiences are surging to record levels across the ABC’s platforms as Australians seek trustworthy sources to help them navigate pandemic conditions at home and keep across critical international…

Six dark months: A timeline of RTHK’s decline

A new partnership with China’s state media has made it abundantly clear that the editorial independence of Hong Kong’s public broadcaster is no more.