Press Freedom

WPFD: Public media and press freedom in 2024

Elections, climate crisis and conflict - 2024 is a litmus test for press freedom and public service media, writes PMA's CEO, Kristian Porter.

Manx Radio

World Radio Day: a century of informing, educating & entertaining

World Radio Day celebrates the enduring power of radio to amplify diverse voices, foster dialogue, and unite communities worldwide.

RTÉ

Ireland to maintain and reform licence fee system

Ireland’s long-awaited Future of Media Commission report sets out recommendations to sustain and transform the future of media sector, and how public broadcaster RTÉ should be funded.

climate change

PSM and climate change: Covering the crisis

Public media must use their reach, scale and values to lead in covering the ‘defining issue of our time.'

The challenges facing Nordic public media

Nordic countries might score highly in global press freedom rankings but there is no room for complacency when it comes to protecting public media.

RTV Slovenia

Slovenia: Pressure builds for public media and press freedom

MFRR launches mission to Slovenia as public service media continues to face significant political and financial pressures.

Hong Kong RTHK

Hong Kong: RTHK faces escalating pressures

In the past year, RTHK has been subject to official warnings, tightening restrictions, and “political persecution”. The arrest of a producer earlier this week is just the latest in a string of mounting pressures.

BBC UK building

Bold changes as new BBC Director General takes office

The BBC’s new Director General proposes “a radical shift” as the public broadcaster faces critical challenges.

BBC HQ night

Challenges ahead for next BBC DG

As Tony Hall prepares to step down as Director General of the BBC, what challenges will his successor face?

RTÉ

RTÉ: A public broadcaster in crisis?

Financial insecurity is just one of the ongoing challenges for Ireland’s public broadcaster, RTÉ, which faces significant cuts and potential job losses in the coming years.