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.

France Television

France: Public media scrutinised ahead of election

Ahead of France's presidential election next month, incumbent Emmanuel Macron has promised to remove the TV licence fee. He's not the first.

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.

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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.

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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.