Global Task Force

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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Millions of Russians turn to BBC News

Figures released by the BBC show millions of Russians are turning to BBC News: their Russian language news website tripled its weekly-average.

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PMA condemns attack on Kyiv TV tower

The Public Media Alliance condemns any targeted attacks by Russia on the broadcasting infrastructure of Ukraine. We again emphasise that journalists in any democratic country must be free and safe to go about their work and provide citizens with facts.

UNESCO IPDC

HAITI PROJECT BEGINS: Capacity building of journalist reporting in crisis situations

Our journalist safety and disinformation project for Haitian media professionals begins tomorrow with a virtual workshop for 31 participants! 

NBC

Africa: PSM regional roundup

2022 is revealing itself to be yet another testing year for independent media in Africa. But some gains have been made for media freedom and innovations.

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“Free society cannot exist without free media…” A round-up of the third Global Conference for Media Freedom in Estonia.

PMA CEO Sally-Ann Wilson reports from the third conference associated with the Media Freedom Coalition (MFC) in Estonia.

BBC

BBC files urgent complaint to UN against Iran’s ongoing harassment of BBC News Persian journalists and their families

The urgent complaint comes as Liliane Landor, Senior Controller of BBC International News and Director of World Service, and Rozita Lotfi, Head of BBC News Persian, address the Third Global Conference for Media Freedom.

Media freedom

More must be done to defend journalists and media freedom

The Media Freedom Coalition - Consultative Network calls on the Media Freedom Coalition to take stronger and more concrete actions to defend media freedom and the safety of journalists worldwide.

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Journalist safety: Advice issued ahead of major global sporting events

While quarantine and “social bubbles” have become the new norm for journalists attending international sporting events, there are growing concerns for their safety on the ground ahead of this year’s Winter Olympics and FIFA World Cup.

Virtual launch of research report and media recovery plan

Regional collaboration key to future sustainability of media

Media stakeholders agreed on the importance of enhanced regional collaboration at the launch of PMA's new report and media recovery plan.