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Global Task Force

Das Tschechische Fernsehen (Česká Televize) in Gefahr

Die ‘Global Task Force for public media’ (GTF) ist tief besorgt über die jüngsten Entwicklungen in Tschechien, die die Unabhängigkeit des…

Global Task Force

The threat facing Czech TV (Česká Televize)

The Global Task Force for public media is gravely concerned by recent developments in the Czech Republic which risk undermining the independence of…

Groupe de Travail Mondial

La menace qui pèse sur l’avenir du diffuseur public tchèque (Česká Televize)

Le Groupe de travail mondial pour les médias publics est grandement préoccupé par les récents développements en République tchèque qui risquent de…

Recent News

PMA condemns attempts to undermine the independence of Czech TV

The Public Media Alliance endorses statements by the Global Task Force for public media, EBU and MFRR against the politicisation of Czech public broadcaster.

Hong Kong: Stifling of independent and public media continues

There are troubling times ahead for independent media in Hong Kong, with intensifying pressure from mainland China.

Brazil: Privatisation of public media looms

Privatisation looms for Brazilian broadcaster EBC, which has been transformed into a state mouthpiece in recent years. How did it come to this?

PSM Weekly | 31 March – 6 April 2021

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

Group of experts to develop case for new public media entity in New Zealand

A Governance Group of eight media experts will explore viability of a new public media entity to replace RNZ and TVNZ.

RTVE: Questions of independence remain despite new board

RTVE has installed a new board after being in limbo for more than three years. But questions remain about the Spanish broadcaster’s independence.

PSM Weekly | 24 – 30 March 2021

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

Vaccine coverage: How – and why – public media should get it right

As countries around the world race to contain COVID-19, how should public media approach vaccine coverage?

Welcoming New Neighbours: How public media works for refugees and asylum seekers

Watch our special event as part of Refugee Week, exploring how public broadcasters are covering the lives of refugees and asylum seekers as they make new homes here in the UK.

RTHK producer on trial amid wider concerns for public broadcaster

An RTHK producer has gone on trial for accessing car ownership details on official databases as part of a report on police misconduct. Her trial is yet another blow for media freedom in Hong Kong.

Independence of Czech Television under threat

Changes to the public broadcaster’s supervisory body sparks concern about the future of its independence.