Featured Reports


How are German public broadcasters responding to the rejection of the licence fee increase?

German public broadcasters have had to adjust financial plans and implement cost-cutting measures to make up for the shortfall in funding.


Hong Kong RTHK

Hong Kong: Dark month at RTHK suggests a grim future for the public broadcaster

The situation facing public broadcaster and PMA member RTHK in Hong Kong is deteriorating rapidly.


City of Lahore, Pakistan.

Pakistan: Geo and Jang Media Group’s office attacked by protesters

Protesters entered the office of Geo News and Jang Media Group on Sunday, vandalising property and attacking staff within the building.


Recent News


PSM Weekly | 17 – 23 February 2021

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

Poland: Advertising tax poses existential threats to independent media

A proposed tax on advertising revenue that could create long-lasting damage to media independence and pluralism in Poland is to be amended.

Facebook restricts content from Australian news sites

Facebook has announced that it will restrict publishers and people in Australia from sharing or even viewing Australian and international news content.

PSM Weekly | 10 – 16 February 2021

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

Erklärung der ‘Global Task Force for Public Media’ zum Verbot von ‚BBC World News‘ in China

Die ‚Global Task Force for Public Media‘ ist zutiefst beunruhigt über die Entscheidung der Regierung der Volksrepublik China, den Empfang von ‚BBC World News‘ in China zu sperren.

Statement by the Global Task Force for public media on ban of BBC World News in China

The Global Task Force for public media is deeply concerned by the decision of the government of the People's Republic of China to ban BBC World News from broadcasting in the country.

World Radio Day 2021

Evolution. Innovation. Connection: UNESCO could not have chosen more apt themes to celebrate the 10th edition of World Radio Day.

PMA Statement: China’s ban on BBC broadcasts is cause for deep concern

The Public Media Alliance is deeply concerned by China’s recent actions regarding the BBC and the impact this has on media freedom within the region.

BBC News announces restructure of its board

The BBC News Board will be restructured to deliver more value for audiences and better reflect the way BBC News will work in future.

RTHK suspends BBC live relay following mainland ban

Hong Kong's public broadcaster discontinues BBC World Service live relay following Chinese regulator's ban of BBC World News broadcasts.

Media Freedom Symposium and Survey

Join the PMA and AIB in exploring ways to improve and better cover media freedom issues around the world, and contribute to our joint survey.