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We’re in it together

COVID-19 has been described as an "extinction-level crisis" for some media organisations, with serious implications for media pluralism. But there is hope, as initiatives in the US, Australia and Canada show. 

CBC/Radio-Canada

Insight | What CBC’s newsrooms are doing to deliver on pledge to improve diversity, inclusivity

Half a year has passed since killing of George Floyd in U.S. set off global reckoning with anti-Black racism.

Buenos Aires Argentina

Focus on PSM | Argentina

Amid challenges, Radio y Televisión Argentina takes steps to improve diversity and representation.

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Threats to media pluralism growing globally

Media pluralism is necessary for democracy to function effectively. But clampdowns and suspensions, repressive laws and the expulsion of foreign media have placed pluralism under threat globally.

CBC/Radio-Canada

CBC/Radio-Canada launches initiatives to support diversity, local journalism

Public media must be responsive. This week, CBC/Radio-Canada responded to public needs and concerns with two initiatives: the HireBIPOC project and the Local News Matters directory.

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Diversity and Public Media

It is time for all public media mandates to place diversity and representation centre stage.

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.

ABC HQ Sydney

ABC Australia releases new inclusivity and diversity plan

The Australian public broadcaster, ABC, sets out new measures aimed at enhancing greater integration between Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities by ensuring that local languages and voices are an everyday part of the national conversation.

BBC HQ night

Focus on PSM | The challenges facing the BBC

Concerns over transparency, relevance, governance and its funding model are just some of the issues that the public broadcaster has been grappling with.

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.