US Capitol Building

Congress to vote on $565 million funding for US public media

A crunch vote for crucial US public media funding in Congress is days away, and politicians are being urged to approve the $565 million bill.

CPB

CPB Announces Distribution Plan for American Rescue Plan Act Funds

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) announces distribution plan for the $175 million of emergency stabilisation funds for public media.

VOA USAGM

Hopes for editorial independence restored as USAGM CEO resigns

Hopes for editorial independence restored as USAGM CEO resigns. This follows serious concerns about politicisation and editorial interference during his tenure.

PBS

50 years of PBS

The Public Media Alliance wishes PBS a very happy 50th Anniversary.

VOA Voice of America

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.

US public media

What would be lost if Trump’s plans for public media succeed?

For the fourth year in a row President Trump has proposed cutting all federal funding for public service media. What would US citizens lose if public media disappears?

SBS Australia

Maintaining trust in PSM

Public service media have a fundamental role in reliably informing society, especially during times of election. But with declining trust in media overall, what can public media organisations do to maintain trust in their services?

US public media

All change? Funding increase recommended for American public media

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting could receive its first bump in federal funding for 10 years.

NPR CPB funding

Trump to cut federal funding for public media?

Once again, federal budget proposals take aim at funding for public media, causing deep concern for the future of quality local news and content.

NPR CPB funding

Trump’s push to defund and defunct the CPB

Trump’s proposed 2019 budget cuts would drastically impact rural public media outlets, threatening their knowledge of foreign and domestic politics