Gary Allen RJRGLEANER

Television Jamaica and Digital Switchover

Gary Allen of RJRGLEANER outlines the digital switchover process in Jamaica and the challenge broadcasters face as the set analogue switch-off date approaches.

CBC/Radio-Canada welcomes landmark CRTC decision

CBC/Radio-Canada welcomed the announcement by CRTC regarding its new five-year licences, which will come into effect on September 1, 2022.

RTHK night

Hong Kong: trust in broadcaster RTHK falls

A new study shows trust in RTHK has dropped over the past two years, while independent media faces sustained pressures and threats.

SABC satellite

Will South Africa’s long-awaited analogue switch-off still go ahead?

The switch-off’s initial 31 March deadline was already pushed back to June, but new legal action is seeking to delay the move even further.

TV Tower in Sarajevo

Bosnia and Herzegovina’s national public broadcaster faces closure

PMA joins the EFJ, EBU and SEEMO in calling for an urgent resolution to save the Bosnia-Herzegovina broadcaster and its workers from financial ruin.

Channel 4

UK: Channel 4 makes history with Winter Paralympics

It's the first time a broadcaster has featured an all-disabled presenting line-up for a major sporting event, showing public media's value.

LRT radio studio

LRT RADIO: Reducing the COVID confusion

How Lithuania’s public radio helped to reduce confusion about COVID-19 with an original, multilingual approach.

regulator

The importance of independent media regulators

Media regulation has a role to play in protecting media freedom. But that protection requires a commitment to impartiality, independence, and transparency.

Insight | Radio’s Finest Hour

Anders Held, Co-founder of the world's largest radio and audio conference, Radiodays Europe, brings us his insight into what he believes has been "Radio’s Finest Hour".

ZDF Berlin

Licence fee increase for German public broadcasters rejected

Plans to increase the licence fee for German public broadcasters, ARD, ZDF and Deutschlandradio have been cancelled, despite financial pressures.