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Space for independent and critical media continues to shrink in Pakistan

It has now been 139 days since the arbitrary arrest of Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman, Editor-in-Chief of the Geo-Jang Group. The Public Media Alliance…


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Diversity and Public Media

It is time for all public media mandates to place diversity and representation centre stage.


Press Freedom

Independent media and press freedom take another hit in Hungary as Index editor is fired

The country, whose government is credited with inspiring media capture across Europe, has received yet another blow to its press freedom.


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Focus On PSM | Korean Broadcasting System

As the largest public broadcaster in South Korea, KBS has the highest reach among radio and television audiences. Here we take snapshot of its key characteristics, its role and the country's wider…

COVID-19: Amplifying the threats to public media

From political interference to funding cuts, many independent public media organisations are facing both new and ongoing threats. Here we reflect on some of these challenges, many of which have been…

PSM Weekly | 1 – 7 July 2020

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

The decline of public media in Poland

From pro-government election and coronavirus coverage to hate speech, there are serious concerns that the government’s ongoing interference will extinguish hopes for independent public media in…

PSM Weekly | 24 – 30 June 2020

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

Over 100 days in detention

It has been over 100 days since the arbitrary arrest of Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman, Editor-in-Chief of the Geo-Jang Group, who remains behind bars in Pakistan. The Public Media Alliance condemns the…

What would Australia look like without the ABC?

Statement | There is a reason why the majority of Australians trust the ABC, writes ABC Chair Ita Buttrose.

The Next Normal

UNESCO disrupts our whole perception of normality in a powerful new film for the post-COVID-19 era, available for PMA members to broadcast.

ABC launches Five-Year Plan

Australia’s largest public broadcaster has announced major changes and cuts to programming and staff as it launches its Five-Year Plan.

Fears for Voice of America’s editorial independence

Serious concerns have been raised about Voice of America’s editorial independence from the state as newly appointed Trump loyalist heads US Agency for Global Media and fires executives.

Who’s behind the news? Why we need to know, especially now.

Why public service media plays an essential role in the coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic.