The Well Said project: “Yle’s act for a functioning democracy”

A project co-led by Finland’s public media organisation aims to improve the discussion culture in Finland, and support democracy.

Protesters against REM in Belgrade, Serbia

Serbia: TV licences awarded to ‘pro-government’ stations

Accusations of political interference have been raised in Serbia after regulatory body grants licences to four pro-government stations.

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.

RTV Slovenia

RTV Slovenija: Draft transformation bill and new appointments

A small group of RTV Slovenija (RTVS) employees have drafted a bill to modernise and better protect the independence of the public broadcaster.

Media experts discuss the impacts of COVID-19 on the Southeast Asian media landscape

Media experts discuss the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on media freedom, journalist safety and media business viability in Southeast Asia.

Webinar: The Impact of COVID-19 on the Southeast Asia Media Landscape

Register now for our webinar on the impact of COVID-19 on media freedom, journalist safety and media viability in Southeast Asia.

Ofcom

Small Screen, Big Debate: The Future of Public Service Media | PMA’s Initial Response

While the review may propose opportunities for public media to become more financially stable, relevant and reach all audiences, Ofcom must ensure that, first and foremost, it protects the key principles of public media.

protest

Staying Safe: Tools and resources for reporting on protests

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Amid the challenges of reporting protests during a global pandemic, there has been a spike in the number of attacks on journalists and media workers by police and security forces.

NBC

PSM Weekly | 17 – 23 June 2020

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

Covid-19

Covid-19 and public media: Adaptation and contingencies

Many of us are having to rapidly re-adjust our personal and professional lifestyles to a world that quite suddenly feels very different. And such change makes no exception for public media.