Bogota

Focus On PSM: RTVC – Colombia’s Public Media System

RTVC Colombia now stands at a crossroads, with the country’s new president bringing new leadership to the public broadcaster.

PMA: Solomon Islands government must respect broadcaster’s independence

The government has ordered Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation to self-censor and only cover stories that show the country positively.

The Kremlin, Moscow

PMA condemns Russia’s ban on UK public media journalists

The latest action taken by Russian officials – which includes banning some UK public media workers from reporting from inside Russia – is another blow to independent journalism in the country.  

National Parliament Bangladesh

Bangladesh: Proposed regulations leave press freedom in peril

There are fears proposed legislation exerting strict controls over online posts would present another threat to press freedom in Bangladesh.

Hong Kong RTHK

Hong Kong: Guise of national security interests continues to restrict life and media

A new film censorship bill threatens freedom of expression in Hong Kong. It joins other changes affecting civil society and media in the city.

EBC

Brazil: Dossier reveals trend of censorship at EBC

A new dossier on censorship at public broadcaster EBC relays the stark outcomes of the dismantling of public media in Brazil.

RTHK

Hong Kong: Hong Kong government continues to dismantle public and other independent media

RTHK's new editorial guidelines will limit its independence and undermine key public media values as part of ongoing efforts to silence critical journalism.

EBC

Brazil: Public media privatisation accelerates as censorship grows

Reports of heightened censorship and persecution persist at EBC, even as the Brazilian broadcaster faces an “accelerated” privatisation.

Hong Kong

Hong Kong: Crisis for RTHK’s independence

Sweeping changes to Hong Kong’s electoral system signal a slow death for democracy – and independent media.

City of Lahore, Pakistan.

Pakistan: Serious concerns for journalist safety and editorial independence

Attacks on journalists and threats to editorial independence continue to endanger media freedom in Pakistan.