PMA extremely concerned by arrest and harassment of journalists in China

A BBC journalist was arrested by the police while reporting on protests in China, while an RTS journalist was also threatened. 

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The Trusted News Initiative creates Asia-Pacific network

Partners in the Trusted News Initiative (TNI) have agreed to expand its global representation by creating a regional Asia-Pacific network.

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100 Years of Public Service Media: As relevant as it has ever been

As the BBC celebrates 100 years, PMA's CEO considers how much public service media has changed, and its continued importance.

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UN raises ‘grave concern’ with Iran over harassment of BBC News Persian staff

The communication was sent by four UN specialist experts, who work on arbitrary detention, freedom of speech, violence against women and Iran.

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BBC funding: household levy put forward

The UK’s House of Lords has suggested replacing the licence fee with a household levy which would not be dependent on owning a television.

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BBC sets out plans for new TV news channel to launch in 2023

The public broadcaster's planned new TV news channel forms part of its digital-first plan announced earlier this year.

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Collaborative media literacy programme takes off in India

BBC Young Reporter India taught more than 8,000 school students about critical thinking, fact-checking and digital safety, to improve media literacy.

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BBC announces “digital first” strategy

In a speech to staff, the Director-General said the BBC would realign its services to become digital first, but also warned of future cuts.

The #NotOK event was held at Canada House.

Front lines and online: New podcast explores the dangers facing journalists today

Episode 4 of PMA’s podcast explores the variety of threats facing journalists, how journalists respond, and whether there are any solutions.

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New study reveals how audiences undervalue the BBC

A new report provides evidence of how British audiences underestimate the value they get from the UK’s largest public service media organisation and the licence fee.