Global Grants

PMA Global Grants 2020

We are pleased to announce eight Global Grants of up to £1,500 for employees of PMA member organisations. New deadline for applications: 28 February 2020

RTÉ

RTÉ: A public broadcaster in crisis?

Financial insecurity is just one of the ongoing challenges for Ireland’s public broadcaster, RTÉ, which faces significant cuts and potential job losses in the coming years.  

BBC head office London licence fee

Press Release: Protecting the licence fee

Boris Johnson’s comment about scrapping the TV Licence during an election Q&A demonstrates a complete lack of understanding about what public media is and how it is funded.

CPB

Pat Harrison named 2019 George Chaplin Fellow in Distinguished Journalism

PMA congratulates Corporation for Public Broadcasting CEO, Patricia Harrison, on being named the 2019 George Chaplin Fellow in Distinguished Journalism

Manx Radio

Securing a future for public media in the Isle of Man

Following a year of upheaval and political wrangling, PMA member Manx Radio, has finally secured a package from government that will enable it to plan and build for the future.

Swedish Radio

New conditions for Swedish public media hammered out in parliament

Sweden’s Riksdag votes in favour of government bill to strengthen local journalism and allow public broadcasters to expand their online footprint, but there’s a caveat.

RTVE

Uncertainty continues for RTVE

Ongoing disagreement over working hours and wages, a long-awaited public tender and centralisation concerns continue to burden Spain’s national public broadcaster.

NBC

Financial crisis at NBC

The Namibian Broadcasting Corporation is in the midst of a financial crisis, with significant programming and job cuts on the cards. With elections just over a month away, how will the public broadcaster continue to provide the public with vital information? 

SABC HQ South Africa

Focus on PSM | SABC

With an ongoing debt crisis, an investigation into state capture and resignation threats, have things gone from bad to worse for South Africa’s public broadcaster?

Press and media reporter in broadcasting event

InnoPSM: New PSM research network

From funding models to accountability and access, InnoPSM promises a multi-stakeholder approach to research in the field of PSM.