Featured Reports


BBC UK building

Bold changes as new BBC Director General takes office

The BBC’s new Director General proposes “a radical shift” as the public broadcaster faces critical challenges.


NBC

Challenges for public media in Namibia

From funding constraints to media freedom issues and COVID-19, Namibia's public broadcaster has faced serious challenges in recent months.


PMA

PSM Weekly | 2 – 8 September 2020

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


Recent News


Ghana’s public broadcaster to launch ‘university’

GBC moves to make its established training courses recognisable outside the corporation

Kenya media bill concerns, Sierra Leone passes FoI law

The Kenya government will meet with media groups today over censorship fears. While in Sierra Leone the government is commended for passing freedom of information laws

International broadcasters in the battle for influence

The contest between public media brands has never been hotter, with more players and platforms. An expert panel gathered at the BBC to debate who is really winning

Radio New Zealand launches youth website

The country’s public radio broadcaster opts for a multimedia approach to reach an overlooked audience segment

CBA board member to give keynote at AfricaCast conference

SABC’s Lulama Mokhobo will discuss the opportunities of ‘triple play’ at a broadcast technology show in South Africa

Cyprus public broadcaster cuts spark board departures

The government of Cyprus has announced 20 per cent cuts to the CyBC budget, and a report on the broadcaster’s future is due next year

Strange days for radio

Will standalone radios become a thing of the past? And is radio staying in tune with other devices?

Monetisation, mobile radio and more: Q&A with NAB’s CEO

We spoke to Gordon Smith, head of the organisation running the other massive international broadcasting and media show, the NAB in the US, who was visiting the IBC for the first time

My year: CBA-Chevenings from Ghana, Pakistan and Jamaica

Each year we team up with Chevening to award bursaries to full-time staff of CBA’s member broadcasters to study media masters in London and Norwich