BBC

UK: Ministers reportedly reject licence fee increase

MPs have reportedly rejected the BBC’s pleas to increase the cost of the licence fee in line with inflation, which could result in further cuts to its funding.

France Télévisions

Programme cuts and postponed plans for public media in France 

Despite widespread recognition for their vital role during the COVID-19 pandemic, public media organisations in France are still grappling with cost-cutting measures that were announced in 2018.

ABC

ABC Update: Cuts and AFP continue to challenge public broadcaster

The latest developments from the public broadcaster’s Five-Year Plan and last year’s unprecedented police raid.

Ita Buttrose ABC

What would Australia look like without the ABC?

Statement | There is a reason why the majority of Australians trust the ABC, writes ABC Chair Ita Buttrose.

ABC HQ Sydney

ABC launches Five-Year Plan

Australia’s largest public broadcaster has announced major changes and cuts to programming and staff as it launches its Five-Year Plan.

BBC head office London licence fee

Concerns for local coverage as the BBC looks to make cuts

COVID-19 continues to take its toll on local journalism and content as the BBC looks to make regional cuts in England.

NPR CPB funding

Latest Trump budget eliminates funding for public media

The Public Media Alliance is once again calling on President Donald Trump to drop proposals to slash federal funding for public media.

Windhoek Namibian

UPDATE | Financial crisis at NBC

Following the announcement from the NBC’s board that austerity measures are underway, which includes a possible retrenchment of some of the public broacaster’s workforce, employees took to staging a demonstration in association with the Namibia Public Workers’ Union (NAPWU) in protest against such plans.  

NBC

Financial crisis at NBC

The Namibian Broadcasting Corporation is in the midst of a financial crisis, with significant programming and job cuts on the cards. With elections just over a month away, how will the public broadcaster continue to provide the public with vital information? 

NPR CPB funding

Trump to cut federal funding for public media?

Once again, federal budget proposals take aim at funding for public media, causing deep concern for the future of quality local news and content.