National Parliament Bangladesh

Bangladesh: Proposed regulations leave press freedom in peril

There are fears proposed legislation exerting strict controls over online posts would present another threat to press freedom in Bangladesh.

CBU AGA

Register now for the CBU 53rd Annual General Assembly!

PMA members can now register for the Caribbean Broadcasting Union’s (CBU) AGA! The event will take place 15-17 August in Tobago.

reporting

Registration open for two-day media literacy workshop for Caribbean journalists

Registration is now open for Caribbean journalists to apply to our two-day virtual workshop on media literacy and disinformation!

Fake news misinformation

New Project: Thwarting disinformation in the Caribbean

Our next project — set to improve the capacity of Caribbean media workers to promote media literacy and thwart disinformation — is here!

Mexico City

EFE expands mission to tackle fake news in Latin America

Spanish public news agency, EFE, has signed a partnership with Mexican national broadcaster, SPR, to tackle misinformation collaboratively.

UNESCO IPDC

HAITI PROJECT BEGINS: Capacity building of journalist reporting in crisis situations

Our journalist safety and disinformation project for Haitian media professionals begins tomorrow with a virtual workshop for 31 participants! 

European Commission

The Digital Services Act (DSA): could it impact public media?

The European Parliament passed the DSA last week – a groundbreaking effort to regulate the internet. But could it impact the media?

South Korea National Assembly

Update: South Korean lawmakers back down on controversial ‘fake news’ bill

The Public Media Alliance welcomes decision to back down on a proposed bill that could have significant repercussions for press freedom in South Korea.

South Korea National Assembly

South Korea: Proposed vote on ‘fake news’ bill postponed

The final vote on a proposed bill that many fear could undermine press freedom in South Korea has been postponed yet again.

SABC HQ South Africa

South Africa: PMA responds to SABC bill

Proposed bill demonstrates a missed opportunity for South Africa and should be paused