NHK

Proposed licence fee amendments for public broadcasters in Japan and South Korea

Contrasting proposals made for the licence fees of two of the largest public broadcasters in the Asia-Pacific.

ZDF Berlin

Licence fee increase for German public broadcasters rejected

Plans to increase the licence fee for German public broadcasters, ARD, ZDF and Deutschlandradio have been cancelled, despite financial pressures. 

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How coronavirus might have changed TV viewing habits for good, and what that means for public service broadcasting

New research reveals how coronavirus is changing viewing habits in the UK and what impact this might have on the country's public broadcasters

Microphone election

PSM Weekly | 22 – 28 July 2020

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

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How have public broadcasters adapted to working from home?

For many journalists the Covid-19 pandemic will be the biggest and most complicated story of their lifetime, with many reporting global events from home without the facilities of a studio.  

UNESCO World Radio Day

World Radio Day: Radio and Diversity

To celebrate UNESCO's 9th World Radio Day, we explore some of the key public media initiatives to promote diversity and inclusion.

local

PSM Weekly | 29 January – 4 February 2020

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

Microphone election

Local Democracy Reporting service takes off

New Zealand media organisations are invited to apply to receive content from a $1m pilot scheme aimed at boosting the reporting of local democracy issues across the country.

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Public broadcasters and youth media literacy

Effective democracy relies on citizen’s access to trustworthy information. But it also requires citizens to be able to make critical decisions about the sources of that information and whether it is credible or accurate. 

collaborate

Best of PSM: Collaborate or die?

Whether it's with public broadcasters, private broadcasters or audiences, collaborations and co-productions are increasingly becoming a key strategy to ensure the survival of public media.