National Parliament Bangladesh

Bangladesh: Proposed regulations leave press freedom in peril

There are fears proposed legislation exerting strict controls over online posts would present another threat to press freedom in Bangladesh.

BBC News mobile app interface

BBC announces “digital first” strategy

In a speech to staff, the Director-General said the BBC would realign its services to become digital first, but also warned of future cuts.

Yle

Finland: Law amendment imposes restrictions on Yle textual content

The Finnish Parliament has approved an amendment to the Yle Act that imposes restrictions on its online textual content.

MOOC

MOOC: Why does media matter for development?

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Sign up to our free online course in partnership with the University of East Anglia exploring media representations, social media, participatory media, community and public media.

Ofcom

UK regulator sets out plans to increase prominence of PSBs

Ofcom announces measures to help public broadcasters face “unprecedented pressure” of competition from streaming services and global media giants.

Developing Social Media Guidelines for media professionals in the Caribbean

Looking back at our recent social media workshop and meeting in Barbados, which will contribute to a set of social media guidelines for the Caribbean region.

New Zealand broadcasters face public funding shake-up

New Zealand on Air (NZOA), the body that provides funding for local television, radio and music programming, may soon change the way they distribute their money.