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BBC funding freeze: the importance of a licence fee

BBC's funding freeze and talks of a new funding model raise the question of the continued value, or not, of the licence fee as a funding mechanism.

Mexico City

Focus On PSM: New PSM system for Mexico City

Mexico City has a new public media system. But what does the new system promise? And do local professionals believe it?

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.

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PMA commends ABC’s outgoing News Director for commitment to public media

From general elections and raging wildfires to a global pandemic, Gaven Morris has overseen some of the ABC's most important stories.

JNI News

News of the nation: The transformation of national broadcasting

Read our report for the Judith Neilson Institute on the changing role of national broadcasters and public media in Asia.

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PSM Weekly | 7 – 13 July 2021

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

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?

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PSM Weekly | 28 October – 3 November 2020

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

Covid-19

Call Out: COVID-19 compounds risks to public media and their critical role in democracy

Independent public media and public interest journalism underpin informed democracy. Yet many outlets are facing greater threats than ever before.

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Insight | SABC has cut its losses and is ahead on a turnaround plan

Work over the past nine months has laid a foundation to serve the public interest for the next 84 years, and even beyond