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“Online is first”: how ERR uses the digital sphere to become a market leader

Erik Roose, the ERR Board Chair, argues how the digital sphere is an opportunity for public media to be innovative industry leaders.

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Global Call Out: World Press Freedom Day 2022

Journalism is under a digital siege, from state & non-state actors, at a time when independent and critical journalism is most needed.

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Myanmar military’s effort to silence independent media

On World Press Freedom Day, a year on from Myanmar's military coup, former BBC Burmese editor, Tin Htar Swe assesses the state of media.

Sally-Ann Wilson: “The need for public media has never been greater”

As Sally-Ann Wilson steps down as CEO of the Public Media Alliance, she reflects on two decades of advocating for public media.

Thai PBS Foundation delivered food and consumer goods to support communities during the shortage period. Medical supplies and medical equipment were donated to hospitals and health service centers.

Thai PBS: Above and beyond broadcasting during a pandemic

Covid-19 profoundly changed everyday life for everyone in Thailand. The public broadcaster, Thai PBS, recognised it had a responsibility to step up.

A satellite image of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai eruption.

Covering the Tongan tsunami from abroad, with no communications

Tongan journalist Agnes Tupou reflects on how they provided reassurance to Tongan people abroad after the volcanic eruption and tsunami.

2021: An overview of PMA’s year

Another year of cancelled conferences. Another year of virtual, on-screen meetings. CEO Sally-Ann Wilson reflects on PMA's 2021.

The importance of ethics when reporting on conflict

"A regional outline of the issues and key challenges” – keynote address by Dhruba Hari Adhikary on how ethics and conflict reporting interact.

Insight: Why Brazil’s public media must remain public

As Brazil's government looks to sell off the EBC, two staffers write about the fight to keep public media in public hands.

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Cilla Benkö: Toxic for society when crime goes unpunished

In nine cases out of ten, around the world, a person who kills a journalist is not punished. Read Cilla Benkö's op-ed calling for an end to impunity for crimes against journalists.