TVN24 Poland

Poland: Senate must reject media ownership bill

PMA calls on Poland’s Senate to reject the controversial media ownership bill, which poses a serious threat to media independence and pluralism.

Press Freedom digital safety

Global Call Out: World Press Freedom Day 2021

“Information as a public good” might be the theme for this year’s WPFD, but around the world attacks on independent media mean that access to accurate and trusted sources of information is seriously under threat.

Hong Kong RTHK

Crisis facing independent journalism in Hong Kong escalates

Troubling times ahead for Hong Kong's independent media and public broadcaster as oppression of independent media continues to escalate.

Groupe de Travail Mondial

La menace qui pèse sur l’avenir du diffuseur public tchèque (Česká Televize)

Le Groupe de travail mondial pour les médias publics est grandement préoccupé par les récents développements en République tchèque qui risquent de miner l’indépendance du diffuseur public tchèque et le rôle essentiel qu’il joue dans la démocratie du pays.

Hungary Klubrádió

The erosion of media freedom in Hungary continues

This time, the country’s last independent radio station faces possible disappearance due to the non-renewal of its licence by the Hungarian Media Council.

Pakistan Geo

Space for independent and critical media continues to shrink in Pakistan

It has now been 139 days since the arbitrary arrest of Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman, Editor-in-Chief of the Geo-Jang Group. The Public Media Alliance continues to join calls for his immediate release.

Normal

The Next Normal

UNESCO disrupts our whole perception of normality in a powerful new film for the post-COVID-19 era, available for PMA members to broadcast.

Political controversy in Italy as RAI appoints new Directors

New nominations for the Italian public service media’s Board are under heavy criticism by many governmental parties, which are now set to vote on them.

Croatia must ensure public broadcaster's independence

IPI Press Release: Public broadcasting independence, defamation laws and the safety of journalists in Croatia are chief concerns for press freedom organisations

New CIMA report on independent media in the Balkans

This timely new report by CIMA offers an in-depth update on the state of independent media in Bosnia, Serbia and Montenegro.