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Ita Buttrose ABC

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 HQ Sydney

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.


PSM Weekly | 6 – 12 May 2020

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

Le Groupe de travail mondial pour les médias publics accueille le diffuseur sud-coréen KBS

Le Groupe de travail mondial pour les médias publics est ravi d’accueillir son huitième et dernier membre, le diffuseur public de Corée du Sud, KBS.

Global Task Force for public media welcomes South Korea’s KBS

The Global Task Force for public media is delighted to welcome its eighth and final member, South Korea’s KBS.

Philippines’ largest broadcaster ordered to go off-air  

ABS-CBN has been issued a “cease-and-desist" order by the country’s media regulator starting with immediate effect. The Public Media Alliance denounces the order as a direct attack on media freedom…

Arrest of Geo and Jang Group Editor-in-Chief continues

The Public Media Alliance continues to call for Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman’s immediate release following his arbitrary arrest 55 days ago.

PSM Weekly | 29 April – 5 May 2020

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

ZDF camera crew attacked in Berlin

The Public Media Alliance condemns physical attack on ZDF camera crew after filming demonstration in Berlin.

World Press Freedom Day 2020

While the role of public media has never been so important, COVID-19 is taking its toll on press freedom around the world.

How have public broadcasters adapted to working from home?

For many journalists the Covid-19 pandemic will be the biggest and most complicated story of their lifetime, with many reporting global events from home without the facilities of a studio.  

Global Task Force: Public Media Serving in the time of a pandemic…

The year 2020 will be forever etched in our minds. No matter where we live, we share common experiences of fear, grief and the suffering that comes with uncertainty.

NHK’s emergency reporting

As the need for emergency and crisis reporting grows, what can we learn from Japanese public broadcaster NHK?