NPR CPB funding

US public media $50m funding boost approved

The Public Media Alliances welcomes the increase in federal funding approved by Congress for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

RNZ and TVNZ buildings

New Zealand: Announcement of public media merger imminent

The long-awaited decision on the merger between New Zealand's radio and television public media entities is expected any day now.

US Capitol Building

Congress to vote on $565 million funding for US public media

A crunch vote for crucial US public media funding in Congress is days away, and politicians are being urged to approve the $565 million bill.

KINGS - RNZ Music Live Session 2

Public media and the fight for young audiences

Reaching younger audiences remains an ongoing challenge. Why does this really matter? And how are public media organisations responding?

RTÉ

Ireland: RTÉ pushing for changes to funding

RTÉ's Director-General says the current licence fee funding model is “utterly broken” and needs to be changed urgently.

broadcasting fee form for ARD and ZDF

Funding Democracy: Public Media and Democratic Health in 33 Countries

Funding Democracy: A new report provides evidence of a positive correlation between well-funded public media and healthy democracies.

Cilla Benkö Swedish Radio

Swedish Radio in 2022

2022 will be an intense year. Swedish Radio's CEO Cilla Benkö points out several major efforts that await and the public broadcaster's contribution to the Swedish media landscape.

BBC UK building

BBC funding freeze: the importance of a licence fee

BBC's funding freeze and talks of a new funding model raise the question of the continued value, or not, of the licence fee as a funding mechanism.

SABC HQ South Africa

SABC’s financial and editorial pressures resurface

SABC's financial and editorial pressures have resurfaced in the form of election coverage complaints, disciplinary action against SABC’s editor-in-chief and ongoing funding restraints.

PSM unpacked

PSM Unpacked: PMA hosts roundtable on commercial funding for public media

In our first PSM Unpacked roundtable, participants discussed common challenges, opportunities and best practices relating to commercial funding.