PTS Taiwan

Tensions and election prove a test for Taiwan media

Taiwan is in the spotlight ahead of an election amid geopolitical tension and an apparent disinformation campaign.

Poland TVP

Polish election: The impact of unbalanced coverage

Public service media come under particular scrutiny during times of election. With Poland soon heading to the polls, we take a look at the state of public media. 

Cilla Benkö

Cilla Benkö: We must all be the guardians of freedom of the press

Having free access to information is what freedom of speech and freedom of the press are ultimately about, writes Cilla Benkö, the head of Swedish Radio.

public service media (PSM) Values

Understanding public service media

As debates on the future of public service media intensify, it’s essential for us all to reflect on their core values and fundamental role in democratic society.

The Planalto Palace in Brasília - Brazil. This is where the Office of the President of the Republic is located.

Brazil: Journalists attacked during riots

PMA condemns the attacks on journalists as democratic institutions were stormed in Brazil's capital by pro-Bolsonaro supporters.

The Well Said project: “Yle’s act for a functioning democracy”

A project co-led by Finland’s public media organisation aims to improve the discussion culture in Finland, and support democracy.

Catherine Tait CBC/Radio-Canada

Strengthening Trust to Strengthen Our Democracy

A speech by President and CEO of CBC/Radio-Canada, Catherine Tait, highlights the need to strengthen trust to strengthen our democracy.

Gilles Marchand, Director-General of SRG SSR.

Media and democracy, an inseparable and heckled couple

The Director-General of SRG SSR, Gilles Marchand outlines how the challenges facing the media industry present a challenge to democracy. 

SRG SSR building

SRG SSR’s Director General on Public media and direct democracy

“The fate of democracies will depend on their ability to produce and disseminate quality information,” writes Gilles Marchand, DG of SRG SSR.

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.