UK regulator sets out plans to increase prominence of PSBs

Ofcom announces measures to help public broadcasters face “unprecedented pressure” of competition from streaming services and global media……


PSM Weekly | 26 June-2 July 2019

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


Free media protest

Threats to media independence continue across Central Europe

“Backslide”. This seems to be the word most used to describe what’s happening to public broadcasting and independent media in parts of central…


SABC

Update | SABC debt crisis

As SABC continues to navigate its ongoing financial crisis, does it really face a so-called “blackout”?


The dismantling of Brazil’s public media

In recent years, public media in Brazil has experienced a slow and tragic death and now faces complete dismantling.


PSM Weekly | 19-25 June 2019

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


Update | ABC lodge application to set aside warrant

The ABC lodged a court application to set aside the warrant that authorised an Australian Federal Police (AFP) raid and to demand the return of…


BBC announces change to free licences for over-75s

The BBC announced that it will fund means-tested licence fees for some older people following government decision to stop the provision of free…


Mexico City

Hope for public media in Mexico?

Mexico is one of the world’s deadliest countries for journalists, with an environment that breeds fear and self-censorship. So what hope is there for…


PSM Weekly | 12-18 June 2019

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


SABC HQ

Ongoing debt creates uncertain future for SABC

There are growing concerns about the future of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) in light of its current, debilitating financial…