SRG SSR building

The importance of Smart TV for SRG SSR

Switzerland’s public broadcaster, SRG SSR is enhancing its own streaming offer and looking at ways of optimising its reach via Smart TV.

BBC

BBC sets out plans for new TV news channel to launch in 2023

The public broadcaster's planned new TV news channel forms part of its digital-first plan announced earlier this year.

The Beehive, New Zealand's Parliament

More details announced for New Zealand’s new public media entity

The new entity will be called ‘Aotearoa New Zealand Public Media’, and it could launch on 1 March 2023 according to draft legislation.

BBC News mobile app interface

BBC announces “digital first” strategy

In a speech to staff, the Director-General said the BBC would realign its services to become digital first, but also warned of future cuts.

NOWU: public media paving the way for a ‘greener web’

France Télévisions and WDR have launched NOWU, a joint youth service aimed at engaging younger audiences about climate change and sustainability issues, and public media.

SABC satellite

Will South Africa’s long-awaited analogue switch-off still go ahead?

The switch-off’s initial 31 March deadline was already pushed back to June, but new legal action is seeking to delay the move even further.

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.

PBS

PBS’ Innovation Centers

A new production initiative by the US’ Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) exemplifies how public media is embracing digital innovation, collaboration, and diversity.

TAHI on mobile RNZ

‘TAHI’ – RNZ’s new platform dedicated for young people

For many public media organisations, reaching younger audiences is an ongoing challenge. RNZ's new platform 'TAHI' is an innovative response to this predicament.

ABC Headquarters

Digital “preparedness is vital” – ABC’s Social Media Wellbeing Advisor

Journalists often face barrages of online abuse. PMA spoke with ABC's social media wellbeing advisor who assists journalists going through it.