RNZ

NZ: Independence of PSM criticised by Deputy PM

New Zealand’s Deputy Prime Minister has attacked the independence of PSMs over their use of the indigenous Māori language.

Buenos Aires Argentina

The precarious future of public media in Argentina

Amid elections in Argentina, the fate of public service media is precarious with one candidate proposing to remove the company entirely.

The KBS logo on the side of its HQ building.

KBS Chief Presses President Not to Alter License Fee Collection

The head of KBS has urged the government to scrap its plan to remove the broadcaster's license fee from electricity bills.

Cameraperson and reporter stand in a town square.

Nepal: Public media independence at risk

A bill which proposes to merge the public media of Nepal has been criticised for how it might impinge on their editorial independence.

NPR HQ Washington DC

US: Concern over political interference at West Virginia Public Broadcasting

Years-long political pressures on West Virginia Public Broadcasting have emphasised the struggles of US public media.

EBC

Focus on Brazil: What lies ahead for public media?

New leadership for Brazil may signal a massive transformation of the public media system, Empresa Brasil de Comunicação (EBC).

A group of RTVE journalists protest with a

“Our survival is at stake”: Staff at RTVE protest against political interference

Staff at Spain's national broadcaster, RTVE, held a protest against the politicisation of the organisation after the president resigned. 

EBC

Censorship, harassment, and misinformation characterise Brazil’s 2022 election

Censorship and harassment at EBC, and spreading misinformation are key concerns in the lead up to October's presidential election.

Strikes for public media workers across Europe

Strikes at a number of European public media organisations reflect a worrying reality: European PSMs and their workers are under pressure.

Czech Television

Focus On: The future of the Czech Republic’s public media

Big changes are coming to public media in the Czech Republic, from significant budget cuts to planned amendments of the public media act.