RTHK

RTHK’s new head signals broadcaster’s continued decline

The appointment of a senior civil servant to head RTHK shows the revolving door between government and the broadcaster.

European Commission

Joint statement on the European Media Freedom Act

The Public Media Alliance signs statement on the European Media Freedom Act alongside 17 other media freedom and journalists organisations. 

TV Tower in Sarajevo

Bosnia and Herzegovina’s national public broadcaster faces closure

PMA joins the EFJ, EBU and SEEMO in calling for an urgent resolution to save the Bosnia-Herzegovina broadcaster and its workers from financial ruin.

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?

European Commission

Insight: Promising steps to strengthen media freedom in Europe

The European Commission has presented a recommendation to member states on strengthening the safety of journalists, both online and in everyday life. This is a step in the right direction, writes Cilla Benkö, Director-General and CEO of Swedish Radio.

STA

Urgent solution needed as Slovenian Press Agency funding crisis passes 250 days

PMA joins 18 civil society and media organisations to sign joint statement urging end to STA crisis.

Press Freedom

Threats to journalists growing across Europe

The brazen attack on a renowned Dutch journalist took place amid rising threats towards journalists across Europe. But while there has been an increase in physical violence, journalists also face legislative challenges to their work.

RTV Slovenia

Slovenia: Pressure builds for public media and press freedom

MFRR launches mission to Slovenia as public service media continues to face significant political and financial pressures.

Hungary Klubrádió

The erosion of media freedom in Hungary continues

This time, the country’s last independent radio station faces possible disappearance due to the non-renewal of its licence by the Hungarian Media Council.

Eurobarometer: Media pluralism and democracy

This must read barometer was launched ahead of the 2016 Colloquium on Fundamental Rights by the European Commission.