NOWU: public media paving the way for a ‘greener web’

France Télévisions and WDR have launched NOWU, a joint youth service aimed at engaging younger audiences about climate change and sustainability issues, and public media.

Participants on the trans-Atlantic Zoom call, clockwise from left: Steve Junker, of CAI, the program’s executive producer; Michel Francois, potter from Cornwall; Jennette Barnes, reporter from CAI; Sarah Caruso, potter from Cape Cod.

From Cornwall to Cape Cod: Collaborative radio project unites coastal stations across Atlantic

Public radio station CAI and community radio station Source FM have joined forces in an innovative new radio project to produce hour-long programmes of conversations between their communities.

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Staff picks: PMA’s stories of the year

It has been a challenging year for public media worldwide – these are the staff picks for the stories that will stick with them most. 

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Public media and COP26 coverage

Public media organisations have comprehensive and ambitious plans to cover the COP26 climate change conference in Glasgow across all platforms.

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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.'

Floods in Europe: PSM in times of emergency

As deadly floods ravage parts of Germany and Belgium, public broadcasters play a significant role in reaching the entire population with critical and lifesaving information.

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PMA welcomes CBC/Radio-Canada’s sustainability strategy

New five-year plan aims to transform Canadian public broadcaster’s environmental footprint.

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New trends in reporting on climate change

In light of the recent heat waves occurring across the globe, media organisations, public and independent, are taking heed on placing climate change at the forefront of their reporting. 

Best of PSM | Climate Change – Politics and Actions

Climate change has been a thorny issue for public broadcasters, resulting in coverage that has often been described as intangible, disjointed and for the most part, gloomy.

Envisioning the future of climate change journalism

PMA recently took part in a “collective ideation” workshop to encourage greater collaboration and identify solutions to common challenges in producing quality climate change journalism.