South Korean public broadcaster’s viability in question in the face of funding threat: Global Task Force for public media

The GTF is concerned over a proposal to fundamentally alter the funding mechanism for the Korean Broadcasting System (KBS).

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GTF objects to Twitter’s public media labels

The Global Task Force objects to ABC, CBC/Radio-Canada, KBS and RNZ being designated by Twitter as “Government-funded Media”.

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Global Task Force for public media congratulates South Korea’s KBS on its 50th anniversary

KBS has been shaped by a complex history that includes the Korean War, democratization, and rapid economic development.

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Targeting of SVT director general underscores severity of threats against media professionals

Global Task Force member was on the hit list of Swede now convicted of murder.

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Threats to public broadcasters and media professionals are weakening democracy

Public funding, operational & editorial independence, and media freedom and safety the focus of first in-person meeting of GTF leaders.

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Erklärung der Global Task Force zum Angriff auf Rundfunkeinrichtungen in Kiew

Die 'Global Task Force for public media' (GTF) verurteilt den russischen Angriff auf einen Fernsehturm und Sendeanlagen in Kiew, der offensichtlich darauf abzielt, den ukrainischen Bürgerinnen und Bürgern mitten im Krieg genaue Informationen vorzuenthalten.

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Global Task Force statement on the attack of broadcasting facilities in Kyiv

The Global Task Force (GTF) for public media condemns the Russian attack at a TV tower and broadcasting facilities in Kyiv, which is seemingly an effort to deprive Ukrainian citizens of accurate information in the midst of a war.

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In support of the Brussels Declaration, a new global initiative to protect journalists and media freedom

All eight members of the Global Task Force for public media express their formal support for the Brussels Declaration, a new global initiative to fight for journalists’ safety and freedom of the press.

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Erklärung der Global Task Force zur Unterstützung der öffentlichen Medien Sloweniens

6. Juli 2021 - Die 'Global Task Force for public media' (GTF) ist äußert beunruhigt von den weiteren Beweisen für den anhaltenden und destabilisierenden Druck auf die öffentlichen Medien Sloweniens.

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Global Task Force statement in support of public media in Slovenia

The Global Task Force for public media is deeply concerned by further evidence of sustained and destabilising pressure on public media in Slovenia.