SABC satellite

Calls to “expedite” SABC board appointments following delays

The new board of South Africa’s public broadcaster has still not been appointed, while financial woes persist.

Image of the French housing tax

VAT funding for French public media approved

The National Assembly approved the first reading of the bill which would end the licence fee and instead fund it through VAT.

TV Licence envelope against an image of the BBC headquarters.

BBC funding: household levy put forward

The UK’s House of Lords has suggested replacing the licence fee with a household levy which would not be dependent on owning a television.

RTÉ

Ireland to maintain and reform licence fee system

Ireland’s long-awaited Future of Media Commission report sets out recommendations to sustain and transform the future of media sector, and how public broadcaster RTÉ should be funded.

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.

CBC/Radio-Canada welcomes landmark CRTC decision

CBC/Radio-Canada welcomed the announcement by CRTC regarding its new five-year licences, which will come into effect on September 1, 2022.

ABC

Explainer: What does a Labor government mean for the ABC?

After nine years of coalition rule, a new Labor government could spell a drastically different future for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC).

RNZ and TVNZ buildings

“Funding certainty” for New Zealand public media

The New Zealand government has announced an allocation of $327 million dollars over a three-year period for a new multiplatform public media entity as part of its 2022 Budget.

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.

RNZ Paul Thompson

Paul Thompson: media merger a ‘watershed’

The new media merger is a "watershed" moment for New Zealand public media, to be set up for the future, says RNZ CEO Paul Thompson.