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

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. 

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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.

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#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".

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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?

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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.