citizen participation

#WPFD2022: Public media leaders speak up for press freedom

The heads of some of the world’s largest public service media organisations highlighted how press freedom cannot be taken for granted.

KBS election coverage includes presenting a data show with the Blue House in Seoul as the background using XR. Credit: Korean Broadcasting System

KBS uses “cutting edge technology” in 2022 election coverage

South Korea’s largest and most trusted public broadcaster used technological innovation to push its election coverage to new heights.

Maria Ressa Rappler

Philippines: Government must relent its attacks against independent, public interest media

In the months leading up to the Philippines general election, there have been increased attempts to silence independent, public interest media.

RFI, France 24, France Médias Monde building

Mali: Suspension of France 24 and RFI must be revoked

France 24 and Radio France Internationale (RFI), were suspended by Mali authorities on Wednesday accused of reporting "false allegations".

KINGS - RNZ Music Live Session 2

Public media and the fight for young audiences

Reaching younger audiences remains an ongoing challenge. Why does this really matter? And how are public media organisations responding?

broadcasting fee form for ARD and ZDF

Funding Democracy: Public Media and Democratic Health in 33 Countries

Funding Democracy: A new report provides evidence of a positive correlation between well-funded public media and healthy democracies.

TVN24 Poland

Poland: Senate must reject media ownership bill

PMA calls on Poland’s Senate to reject the controversial media ownership bill, which poses a serious threat to media independence and pluralism.

Ofcom

Small Screen, Big Debate: The Future of Public Service Media | PMA’s Initial Response

While the review may propose opportunities for public media to become more financially stable, relevant and reach all audiences, Ofcom must ensure that, first and foremost, it protects the key principles of public media.

Cilla & Björn, Swedish Radio

Insight | Impartial media is necessary to avoid parallel realities

Swedish Radio CEO, Cilla Benkö, and Programme Director, Björn Löfdahl, write about the importance of impartial media in light of the polarised debate we have seen in the US in recent times, and in connection with the recent US election.

media freedom

Tanzania: Restrictions on independent media compromise democratic process

How are draconian restrictions on independent media and freedom of expression compromising the democratic process ahead of the Tanzanian election?