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?

Facebook on smartphone

Online protection for journalists long overdue

Facebook’s updated designation of journalists as “involuntary” public figures is a much needed, long overdue, and welcome change; but it does not address all the problems.

ABC Headquarters

Facebook restricts content from Australian news sites

Facebook has announced that it will restrict publishers and people in Australia from sharing or even viewing Australian and international news content.

BBC UK building

New Advisory Panel appointed to shape the future of PSB in the UK

PMA has significant concerns about a new panel to "help shape" the future of public service broadcasting in the UK.

coronavirus public media COVID-19

Who’s behind the news? Why we need to know, especially now.

Why public service media plays an essential role in the coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Al Jazeera

Insight | Facebook “state controlled” labels could ensnare public broadcasters

Facebook for more than a month now has been quietly examining media organizations to determine whether to affix a label of “state control” to their Facebook pages, an initiative the platform first announced in late October.

TV audiences discuss shows on Facebook in real time

A sizeable proportion of viewers are discussing programmes on Facebook, not just Twitter