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Nepal’s public broadcasting bill causes independence concerns

A new Public Service Broadcasting bill has raised serious concerns among journalists and lawmakers about the potential for government control over a…


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GBC ordered to reduce channels by half

The Ghana Broadcasting Corporation has been sent a directive from the Ministry of Communications ordering it to reduce the number of channels it…


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Insight | Why Public Media Will Not Survive Without Real Citizen Participation

In a dynamic and brutally competitive media landscape, it is time for public media to get serious about citizen participation says Marius Dragomir. 


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ABS-CBN provisional licence delayed

Congress suspends ABS-CBN’s provisional licence and turns to deliberating lengthier 25-year licence renewal bill, which will see the broadcaster shut for longer.

CPB requests additional emergency funds from Congress 

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting is requesting an additional $175 million in emergency funds to secure the survival of US public media against a backdrop of newsroom layoffs and closures. 

PSM Weekly | 13 – 19 May 2020

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

Global Call Out: COVID-19 takes its toll on independent media

It is essential that citizens have access to accurate, timely and independent news and information during crises and emergencies. Yet despite the current pandemic, journalists and media outlets face…

Assistance and best practices for remote broadcasting during COVID-19

As many journalists adapt to working from home, what are the best practices for broadcasting away from the studio?

The financial impact of Covid-19 on European public broadcasters

Many European public broadcasters are feeling the financial impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, particularly those with mixed-funding models that rely on advertising as a source of income.

Emergency appeal for journalism and media support in response the the COVID-19 crisis

PMA have joined more than 140 journalism support, media development and press freedom organisations in calling for urgent support for journalists & independent media organisations during the #COVID19…

Thai PBS joins PMA

The Public Media Alliance warmly welcomes Thai Public Broadcasting Service, better known as Thai PBS, to the association.

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

11 mai 2020 - 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.