Journalism Makes a Difference – World News Day 2022

This World News Day, PMA is proud to showcase a selection of news stories from our members to highlight how "Journalism Makes a Difference".

Join us in celebrating World News Day 2022

The Public Media Alliance will celebrate World News Day 2022 on September 28 and we're inviting our members to get involved!

European Commission

Joint statement on the European Media Freedom Act

The Public Media Alliance signs statement on the European Media Freedom Act alongside 17 other media freedom and journalists organisations. 

Ukraine protests Warsaw

Statement of Support for Ukraine and Ukrainian Journalists

The Public Media Alliance joins over 70 organisations to stand in solidarity with the people of Ukraine, but particularly Ukrainian journalists who now find themselves at the frontlines of a large-scale European war.

Canada

Canada: PMA condemns harassment of journalists

PMA is deeply troubled by reports of growing harassment, intimidation and threats towards journalists in Canada. Journalists must be allowed to report freely, without fear of reprisal or hostility.

President Duda in front of Polish flags

Poland: Media freedom groups urge President Duda to veto ‘Lex-TVN’

PMA joins media freedom and journalist organisations in writing letter to Polish president urging him to drop Lex-TVN

Pacific Media Network

Major media networks collaborate to develop talented Pacific journalists

The number and quality of Pacific journalists are expected to rise in a never before seen collaboration between four major media organisations.

Press Freedom

Threats to journalists growing across Europe

The brazen attack on a renowned Dutch journalist took place amid rising threats towards journalists across Europe. But while there has been an increase in physical violence, journalists also face legislative challenges to their work.

Hong Kong RTHK

Hong Kong: National security law takes its toll

With the deployment of the national security law, the standoff between independent journalism and Hong Kong authorities reaches boiling point.

BBC

Dyson Report | The BBC’s independence must not be undermined because of historic failings

Like many other current and former BBC journalists I am still reeling from the revelations in the Dyson Report about the BBC’s 1995 Panorama interview with Princess Diana.