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Podcasts and public media: Children’s content

Public broadcasters have long recognised the importance of creating content for children as part of their remits, but how are they adapting to…


Cilla & Björn, Swedish Radio

Insight | Impartial media is necessary to avoid parallel realities

Swedish Radio CEO, Cilla Benkö, and Programme Director, Björn Löfdahl, write about the importance of impartial media in light of the polarised debate…


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How coronavirus might have changed TV viewing habits for good, and what that means for public service broadcasting

New research reveals how coronavirus is changing viewing habits in the UK and what impact this might have on the country's public broadcasters


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PSM Weekly | 18 – 24 November 2020

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

Insight | Yes, the world needs more Canada

Globalization. Nationalism and populism. Disinformation and mistrust of institutions. Online hate. In a noisy, chaotic world brimming with content, your national public broadcaster is an important…

We’re in it together

COVID-19 has been described as an "extinction-level crisis" for some media organisations, with serious implications for media pluralism. But there is hope, as initiatives in the US, Australia and…

PSM Weekly | 11 – 17 November 2020

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

Global Conference for Media Freedom 2020: CSOs call on States for concrete actions

On November 16, the Advisory Network to the Media Freedom Coalition, a group of 17 national, regional and international organisations, delivered a statement at the ministerial meeting of the 2020…

SABC to implement retrenchment process

South Africa’s public broadcaster confirms that it will follow through with restructuring plans that will result in 400 job losses, and asks the public to contribute to the TV licence debate. 

New Advisory Panel appointed to shape the future of PSB in the UK

PMA has significant concerns about a new panel to "help shape" the future of public service broadcasting in the UK.

Insight | What CBC’s newsrooms are doing to deliver on pledge to improve diversity, inclusivity

Half a year has passed since killing of George Floyd in U.S. set off global reckoning with anti-Black racism.

PSM Weekly | 4 – 10 November 2020

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

Podcasts and public media: Local news

Public radio has a long history of creating content that meets the changing needs of society while informing, educating, and entertaining listeners. But how is it adapting to provide public service…

World Press Freedom Conference 2020

Join us at the digital edition of this year’s WPFC conference where we will be hosting a session called Why Public Media Matters.