Czech Television

Czech Republic: Independence of public broadcasters must be insulated against future attacks

Joint statement calling on the Czech Government to live up to its promises to strengthen the independence of public broadcasters ahead of its EU presidency.

Maria Ressa Rappler

Philippines: Government must relent its attacks against independent, public interest media

In the months leading up to the Philippines general election, there have been increased attempts to silence independent, public interest media.

Channel 4

Channel 4 must not be privatised

Privatising Channel 4 means UK audiences could lose something precious: an independent, self-financed, well-performing and publicly owned broadcaster.

BBC HQ night

Statement: The future of the BBC licence fee

The Public Media Alliance has serious concerns over the decision to freeze the licence fee which funds The BBC.

Ofcom

Letter: Serious concerns over Ofcom Chair recruitment process

Joint letter to the UK's Commissioner for Public Appointments regarding our extreme concern at the opaque, ongoing process to appoint a new Chair of media regulator Ofcom.

Channel 4

Channel 4 must remain in public ownership

Read our response to the House of Lords inquiry into the future of UK public broadcaster Channel 4.

STA

STA Director resigns over independence concerns

The Director of the Slovenian News Agency (Sta) has resigned after rejecting a draft funding agreement that he believes undermines the independence of the organisation.

STA

Urgent solution needed as Slovenian Press Agency funding crisis passes 250 days

PMA joins 18 civil society and media organisations to sign joint statement urging end to STA crisis.

media freedom

Lifting sanctions on Tanzania’s media: a limited turning point?

New administration takes limited steps to lift sanctions on Tanzanian media, leaving many outlets to continue adhering to oppressive laws and government restrictions.

Big Ben UK

UK Government launches national action plan to protect journalists

The UK Government has published its first national action plan outlining its approach to improving the safety of journalists in the UK.