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Local

Supporting local news in North America

News deserts have continued to grow, leaving a number of communities without access to local news outlets. But initiatives across North America are…


working from home

PSM Weekly | 5 May – 11 May 2021

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


education

Public media, education and the digital divide during COVID-19

Public media organisations have stepped up to provide educational resources across the digital divide during the pandemic.   


Recent News


The importance of independent media regulators

Media regulation has a role to play in protecting media freedom. But that protection requires a commitment to impartiality, independence, and transparency.

Registration open for three-day conflict reporting workshop for journalists in South Asia

Registration is now open for our conflict reporting workshop for journalists and media stakeholders from South Asia.

PSM Weekly | 28 April – 4 May 2021

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

Global Call Out: World Press Freedom Day 2021

“Information as a public good” might be the theme for this year’s WPFD, but around the world attacks on independent media mean that access to accurate and trusted sources of information is seriously…

Project: The Impact of COVID-19 on Media Freedom, Media Business Viability and the Safety of Journalists in Southeast Asia

Our new project seeks to identify and respond to challenges to media freedom, media viability and journalist safety in Southeast Asia amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

PSM Weekly | 21 – 27 April 2021

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

Crisis facing independent journalism in Hong Kong escalates

Troubling times ahead for Hong Kong's independent media and public broadcaster as oppression of independent media continues to escalate.

Namibia: workers at public broadcaster go on strike

Employees at the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) go on strike following the breakdown of talks between NBC management and the labour union over a demand for salary increases.

PSM Weekly | 14 – 20 April 2021

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

Lifting sanctions on Tanzania’s media: a limited turning point?

New administration takes limited steps to lift sanctions on Tanzanian media, leaving many outlets to continue adhering to oppressive laws and government restrictions.

CPB Announces Distribution Plan for American Rescue Plan Act Funds

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) announces distribution plan for the $175 million of emergency stabilisation funds for public media.