SRG SSR

SRG welcomes the rejection of the halving initiative by the Federal Council

SRG welcomes the confirmation of the Federal Council's decision made in November 2023 to reject the halving initiative.

Czech TV: Why it’s important to have stable funding

Following proposals to increase the licence fee for Czech TV, the director general explains why stable funding is essential.

PSM Weekly | 15 – 21 May 2024

Our weekly round-up of public service media related stories and headlines from around the world.

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New leadership for RTÉ as licence fee evasion increases

As the new RTÉ Chair was appointed, it was announced that TV licence fee losses since last year’s payment scandal rose up to €22 million.

Germany ARD ZDF

ZDF & ARD: Recommended funding increase “challenging”

The KEF’s recommendation to raise the Germany's public media funding by 58 cents per month has been described as “a challenge”.

SRG SSR building

Change at the top of the SRG is initiated

The Swiss public broadcaster has announced a succession plan for the top leadership ahead of what could be significant reform to how the broadcaster is funded.

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PSM Weekly | 17 – 23 January 2024

Our weekly round-up of public service media related stories and headlines from around the world.

broadcasting fee form for ARD and ZDF

Funding cuts, freezes and reviews faced by many public broadcasters

Viable and sustainable funding for public media is increasingly at risk around the world, posing a threat to trusted news and information.

CBC/Radio-Canada

CBC/Radio-Canada announces programming and job cuts

CBC/Radio-Canada revealed its intention to reduce its workforce by 10% and cut programmes as part of its strategy to address a budget shortfall.

SRG SSR

SRG SSR warns of significant cuts if levy reductions pass

The Swiss public broadcaster SRG SSR has warned a substantial funding cut would bring drastic consequences for Swiss media.