Microphone election

Local democracy reporting scheme to pilot in New Zealand

The new Local Democracy Reporting scheme in New Zealand seeks journalists to report on local and regional democracy issues.

CBC/Radio-Canada

CBC/Radio-Canada submits its recommendations for modernizing Canada’s culture legislation

Press Release: CBC/Radio-Canada presents its case for modernising Canada’s cultural legislation, which includes ensuring a strong public broadcaster to support Canadian culture and democracy in the digital world.

Global Conference 2018: Session by session

From coverage of the Windrush scandal to public media innovations, this year's PMA Global Conference explored ways to rebuild trust in media and democracy worldwide.

PSM Weekly

Public media and the global decline of media freedom

With media freedom in decline worldwide, what has the impact been on public service media to fulfil its mandate?

Concern as crowd surrounds MTV/MBC in Colombo

It was with great concern that PMA learned that an unruly crowd had surrounded the headquarters of long-time and respected PMA member organisation MTV/MBC networks in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

RNZ Paul Thompson

Tongan Prime Minister continues his attack on the public broadcaster

Public Media Alliance President, Paul Thompson writes in support of public media in Tonga, which has become the target of Prime Minister Akilisi Pohiva.

Brasil

Public broadcaster in Brazil will go back to buying content from private TV

The series of measures that have lately affected the structure of the Brazilian public broadcaster will now have an impact on the content it produces.

Public Media Alliance sparks dialogue on trust in the media

Last month, Craig Hammer opened the Public Media Alliance (PMA) global conference in Montreal with a speech about the importance of public media in our world.

Nordicom: Blurring the Lines

New anthology from Nordicom about market-driven and democracy-driven freedom of expression

Greek parliament

Concerns for media pluralism in Greece

In early September the Greek government held a controversial licence fee auction for private television broadcasters, cutting the number from eight to four.