podcasts

Ukraine war: Public media podcasts with unique takes

From an open API to practical info for refugees, pop-up public media podcasts on the Ukraine war are engaging audiences in unique ways.

NPR CPB funding

US public media $50m funding boost approved

The Public Media Alliances welcomes the increase in federal funding approved by Congress for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

KBS building in Seoul

KBS’ Covid-19 emergency broadcasting helps country’s pandemic response

The Korean Broadcasting System’s (KBS) emergency content has played a crucial role during the pandemic, as have other public media worldwide.

US Capitol Building

Congress to vote on $565 million funding for US public media

A crunch vote for crucial US public media funding in Congress is days away, and politicians are being urged to approve the $565 million bill.

Digital radio

Five public media audio trends to keep an eye on in 2022

Recent trends – from increased podcast listenership to more diverse audiences – indicate promising developments for public radio broadcasters.

Hurricane Ida

How US public media covered Hurricane Ida

During natural disasters, public media organisations can serve as vital sources of critical and lifesaving information, as demonstrated when Hurricane Ida hit the US in August.

US Capitol Building

Update: Funding approved for US public media

The US House of Representatives passed a bill that secures federal funding for public broadcasting in 2024.

US public media

PMA welcomes $565m funding recommendation for CPB

Approval could lead to a 27% jump in funding for US public media in 2024 compared to current levels.

PMA

PSM regulation: How public media can keep themselves in check

Internal regulatory mechanisms can be found within public media in Germany, the United States, Brazil and Australia. But how do they work — and just how effective are they?

Local

Supporting local news in North America

News deserts have continued to grow, leaving a number of communities without access to local news outlets. But initiatives across North America are aiming to change that.