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Guyana: Covering an election during a pandemic

There has been an added burden for media covering COVID-19 in Guyana: the country held a general election in March, with the results yet to be…


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ABC Update: Cuts and AFP continue to challenge public broadcaster

The latest developments from the public broadcaster’s Five-Year Plan and last year’s unprecedented police raid.


PSM Weekly | 8 – 14 July 2020

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


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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?

Swiss public broadcaster faces financial pressures in wake of Covid-19

SRG SSR, faces financial pressures during the Covid-19 pandemic, including loss of advertising revenues, the temporary suspension of employees and licence fee reduction.

PSM Weekly | 22-28 April 2020

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

SABC: Informing, educating and entertaining the South African public at a time of crisis

South Africa’s national public broadcaster, SABC, has expanded its services to ensure that the public remain informed, educated and entertained amid the nationwide lockdown.