Featured Reports


New Parliament House, Canberra

2022 Elections and Public Media: Australia

The Australian election is due to take place later this year. But what does this election mean for public media?


sports journalists

Journalist safety: Advice issued ahead of major global sporting events

While quarantine and “social bubbles” have become the new norm for journalists attending international sporting events, there are growing concerns for their safety on the ground ahead of this year’s…


Virtual launch of research report and media recovery plan

Regional collaboration key to future sustainability of media

Media stakeholders agreed on the importance of enhanced regional collaboration at the launch of PMA's new report and media recovery plan.


Recent News


PSM Weekly | 5 – 11 January 2022

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

100 Years of the BBC

A century since the world’s first public service broadcaster was created, the BBC is going all-out to mark its anniversary.

Launch event: The Impacts of Covid-19 on Southeast Asian media

Join us for the launch event of our Situation Report and Media Recovery Plan for the Southeast Asian media landscape.

A reminder of the hostility public media faces

Hostility towards PSM is evident already in 2022: protesters chanting “fake news media” in Germany and the BBC calling in the police.

RTV Slovenija: Draft transformation bill and new appointments

A small group of RTV Slovenija (RTVS) employees have drafted a bill to modernise and better protect the independence of the public broadcaster.

Hong Kong: Media freedom concerns persist into 2022

Raids and closures of independent news outlets in Hong Kong signal continued pressures in 2022 on media freedom from National Security Law.

Poland: President Duda vetoes “Lex-TVN”

PMA welcomes Polish President’s veto of the “Lex-TVN” bill which threatened media pluralism and freedom, but broader concerns remain.

PSM Weekly | 29 December 2021 – 4 January 2022

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

MOOC: Why does media matter for development?

Register now! Sign up to our free online course in partnership with the University of East Anglia exploring media representations, social media, participatory media, community and public media.

Public Media in 2021: Year in Review

It has been a tough year for public media. But during testing times, there were displays of resilience and innovation.

Staff picks: PMA’s stories of the year

It has been a challenging year for public media worldwide – these are the staff picks for the stories that will stick with them most.