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Hong Kong RTHK

Hong Kong: National security law takes its toll

With the deployment of the national security law, the standoff between independent journalism and Hong Kong authorities reaches boiling point.


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PSM Weekly | 16 – 22 June 2021

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


RTÉ

Irish Media Commission considers alternative funding for public media

The Future of Media Commission is considering moving away from the licence fee model that funds RTÉ and replace it with alternative funding methods.


Recent News


INSIGHT | A year like no other at CBC/Radio-Canada

CBC/Radio-Canada's 2021 annual public meeting was held on 16 June. In this Insight report, we highlight some of the key takeaways.

The challenges facing Nordic public media

Nordic countries might score highly in global press freedom rankings but there is no room for complacency when it comes to protecting public media.

PMA condemns the harassment of BBC journalist at anti-lockdown protest in London

It is critical to democracy that journalists are free to do their jobs without fear of attack and intimidation.

PROJECT UPDATE | PMA partners with Asia Democracy Network for UNESCO – IPDC project

PMA partners with the Asia Democracy Network on the impacts of COVID-19 on media freedom, media viability and journalists’ safety in Southeast Asia project.

PSM Weekly | 9 – 15 June 2021

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

PSM regulation: How public media can keep themselves in check

Internal regulatory mechanisms can be found within public media in Germany, the United States, Brazil and Australia. But how do they work — and just how effective are they?

MOOC: Why does media matter for development?

Open now Sign up to our free MOOC in partnership with the University of East Anglia exploring media representations, social media, participatory media, community and public media.

PMA welcomes CBC/Radio-Canada’s sustainability strategy

New five-year plan aims to transform Canadian public broadcaster’s environmental footprint.

PSM Weekly | 2 – 8 June 2021

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

Hong Kong: Crisis for RTHK’s independence

Sweeping changes to Hong Kong’s electoral system signal a slow death for democracy – and independent media.

Pakistan: Clampdown on media freedom continues

PMA is deeply concerned by the pressure faced by independent and public interest media in Pakistan and condemns escalating threats journalist safety.