TV cameras

Tanzania: Regulator poses tighter restrictions on media

There are serious concerns that new press regulations pose a signification threat to media pluralism and freedom of expression in Tanzania.

Sri Lanka

Will a new government in Sri Lanka herald further improvements in media freedom?

Sri Lanka's new government and Media Minister must live up to their recent statement on media restrictions by supporting an open and free media that can hold those in power to account.

MBC Malawi

Malawi: Is now the time to reform MBC?

Following the country’s historic election re-run, could this be the time to transform the Malawi Broadcasting Corporation into a public broadcaster free from political interference?

COVID

Guyana: Covering an election during a pandemic

There has been an added burden for media covering COVID-19 in Guyana: the country held a general election in March, with the results yet to be announced.

Poland

The decline of public media in Poland

From pro-government election and coronavirus coverage to hate speech, there are serious concerns that the government’s ongoing interference will extinguish hopes for independent public media in Poland.

Poland

Poland’s election without public media

Poland’s ruling Law and Justice Party has been voted in for a second term this week. Yet despite Poland being a representative democracy, the party’s strategy to “repolonise” and control the media is deeply undemocratic.

BBC Pashto

Best of PSM | Visual Journalism

How a team at the BBC World Service is revamping our visual grasp of elections and offering digestible information for all.

Swedish Radio

Election coverage in Sweden: Democracy, multimedia and populist rhetoric

Swedish public media tirelessly covered the country’s election amidst threats and complaints from the far right, with a renewed commitment to bring valuable information to its citizens.