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Opportunity: Collaborative news content for PMA members

PMA has partnered with Orb Media to provide its members with free, high-quality content on sustainability issues worldwide.


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House of Representatives support increased funding for US public media

Bipartisan support welcomed as the House of Representatives Appropriations Committee endorses more funding for the Corporation of Public Broadcasting…


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PSM Weekly | 29 July – 4 August 2020

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


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Angriffe auf öffentlich-rechtliche Medien sind Angriffe auf die Demokratie

Anfang Juni kündigte Facebook an, Inhalte von staatlich kontrollierten Medien zu kennzeichnen. Dies ist die jüngste Verlautbarung in einer laufenden Debatte über den Unterschied zwischen staatlichen…

S’attaquer aux médias publics, c’est attaquer la démocratie

30 juillet 2020 - Début juin, Facebook a annoncé avoir commencé à étiqueter les contenus venant d’organisations médiatiques contrôlées par l’État. Cette décision s’inscrit dans le cadre du débat…

Attacks on Public Media are an Attack on Democracy

In early June, Facebook announced that it had begun labelling content originating from state-controlled media organisations. This is the most recent manifestation of an ongoing discussion about the…

Space for independent and critical media continues to shrink in Pakistan

It has now been 139 days since the arbitrary arrest of Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman, Editor-in-Chief of the Geo-Jang Group. The Public Media Alliance continues to join calls for his immediate release.

Diversity and Public Media

It is time for all public media mandates to place diversity and representation centre stage.

Independent media and press freedom take another hit in Hungary as Index editor is fired

The country, whose government is credited with inspiring media capture across Europe, has received yet another blow to its press freedom.

PSM Weekly | 22 – 28 July 2020

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

Update: Directive to shutdown GBC channels suspended

Suspension follows widespread criticism of the directive as being a form of undue interference in the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation.

Malawi: Is now the time to reform MBC?

Following the country’s historic election re-run, could this be the time to transform the Malawi Broadcasting Corporation into a public broadcaster free from political interference?

Insight | Let’s unleash the BBC’s potential to combat fake news and help Global Britain

BBC Director Tony Hall writes about the importance of the BBC in combatting misinformation and ensuring fair and free news worldwide.

Congress proposes additional federal funding for US public media

The additional funding proposals come at a time of significant economic uncertainty for US public media.