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Beyond survival? A new Human Resources research project for PMA members

New project to explore people management strategies to ensure the development and growth of PSMs in the fragmented digital media landscape.

PSM Weekly | 6-12 March

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

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International Women’s Day 2019

This International Women’s Day, we take a look at some of the challenges faced by women in the media and the initiatives aiming to change toxic…


TV audiences discuss shows on Facebook in real time

A sizeable proportion of viewers are discussing programmes on Facebook, not just Twitter

Should we start forking out for 4K?

CBA Technical Consultant Neil Dormand looks into the practicalities of 4K’s near future

Broadcasting reassurance: post-typhoon weather reports

A disaster communications expert at Radyo Bakdaw in the Philippines describes how important broadcast weather reports are for reassuring people rebuilding after Typhoon Haiyan

World Radio Day: Forecasting radio’s role in extreme weather

The frequency of extreme weather events around the world looks set to increase, and World Radio Day gives pause to reflect on the medium’s key role in emergencies, and how it could be better

Bangladesh proposes independent broadcasting commission

Draft policy approved this week proposing a regulatory body to appointed by the President. Meanwhile the Prime Minister (above) is reportedly left out of the approval process

Indian public broadcaster needs more autonomy

An expert committee scrutinising Prasar Bharati, India’s state-funded broadcaster has handed in its recommendations after a year-long assessment

Malawi, Nigeria, Rwanda, and Tanzania: switchon, switchoff

A roundup of developments in the occasionally unpredictable world of digital transition in Africa