media freedom

Nigerian public media should be independent to promote democracy

Attahiru Jega, former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), talked about the current state of public broadcasting in Nigeria, calling for structural changes.

Colleagues help fellow public broadcasters after floods in Louisiana

After the destructive flooding that afflicted Louisiana early this month, public media professionals are helping their colleagues.

PSM Weekly 22-29 August

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

PSM Weeky: 15-21 August

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

Party in Brazil for public media

A Brazilian social movement is organising a party in São Paulo in defense of the country’s broadcaster

Communications Minister to face Parliament enquiry over SABC crisis

Today, South Africa’s Communications Minister, Faith Muthambi, will respond to a parliamentary inquiry over the turmoil that has been unsettling the nation’s broadcaster

Vanuatu introduces new digital TV

To celebrate 50 years of service, Vanuatu’s broadcasting corporation launched a new platform for the island.

How can journalists save public service media?

This panel from the 2016 International Journalism Festival explore the role of journalists in public media and whether they are the key to securing the future of PSM organisations.

Public service media in Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan – the current situation

Extensive new report on PSM in the Transcaucasian countries has been released by the European Audiovisual Observatory

PBS in the changing media landscape

In a recent interview during a visit to PBS affiliate Think TV, CEO Paula Kerger explained how the broadcaster maintains its high level of public trust and support whilst keeping pace with the ever-changing media landscape.