RTVE

Public contest is the only democratic solution to RTVE’s paralysis

More than 170 communication and education professionals, civil society organisations, federations and unions have signed a declaration calling on the Spanish government to restart proposals to democratise RTVE.

UNESCO World Radio Day

World Radio Day: Radio and Diversity

To celebrate UNESCO's 9th World Radio Day, we explore some of the key public media initiatives to promote diversity and inclusion.

Microphone election

Local Democracy Reporting service takes off

New Zealand media organisations are invited to apply to receive content from a $1m pilot scheme aimed at boosting the reporting of local democracy issues across the country.

BBC head office London licence fee

The BBC and the UK Election

Effective public media is crucial at times of election. Trusted, impartial analysis and reporting is paramount to ensure that the public is armed with the knowledge it needs.

local

PSM Weekly | 30 October – 5 November 2019

Our weekly round-up of public service media related stories and headlines from around the world.

PSM Weekly | 23 October – 29 October 2019

Our weekly round-up of public service media related stories and headlines from around the world.

RNZ Paul Thompson

Insight | The struggle for media pluralism

In this op-ed, RNZ CEO Paul Thompson highlights the struggle for pluralism in New Zealand and the need for strong independent public media.

Poland

Poland’s election without public media

Poland’s ruling Law and Justice Party has been voted in for a second term this week. Yet despite Poland being a representative democracy, the party’s strategy to “repolonise” and control the media is deeply undemocratic.

Mixing console

CfP | RIPE@2020

Public service media has never before had to prove its value within and for society, particularly with an increasingly changing media landscape as well as evolving types of society.

Broadcast tower

PSM Weekly | 25 September – 1 October 2019

Our weekly round-up of public service media related stories and headlines from around the world.