The Beehive, New Zealand's Parliament

TVNZ: The news funding model is broken – but this would fix it

Newshub shutting down and cuts at TVNZ show that New Zealand needs a new funding model for its fourth estate. 

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PSM Weekly | 5 – 12 March 2024

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

Protests against Rai following festival broadcast

Protests against Rai erupted after the broadcaster distanced itself from comments about Israel and Gaza, at a festival it was broadcasting.

Slovak public broadcaster building

Slovakia: RTVS and media freedom under scrutiny

A climate of insecurity is lingering, as budget cuts and plans to dissolve RTVS into two entities were announced by the government.

Image of hills with radio towers on top.

Resignations and discord lead to turmoil at RTVC

The departure of a deputy radio manager at RTVC has sent shocks throughout Colombia's media landscape, amid wider turmoil at the broadcaster.

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PSM Weekly | 14 – 20 February 2024

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

CBC/Radio-Canada launches National Indigenous Strategy

CBC/Radio-Canada will also commission a study to better understand its reflection and representation of Indigenous communities.  

Woman writes on a notepad as she receives a virtual lesson from a man on a computer.

TVO launches free learning resources

For the International Day of Education, TVO is launching a free online hub to share learning content about peace. 

TV Tower in Sarajevo

BHRT warns it’s on the brink of collapse

BiH might become the only European country without a public broadcaster, as BHRT reported existential challenges due to lack of funds.

Side of a truck with RTV SLO branding.

Trust at RTV SLO: “It is easier to ruin than rebuild”

After RTV SLO went through challenges and reforms, how is the broadcaster encouraging and restoring public trust in them as an institution?