The Kremlin, Moscow

Public media goes silent from Russia

A host of public media organisations have decided to stop broadcasting out of Russia due to safety concerns.

Press Freedom

Threats to journalists growing across Europe

The brazen attack on a renowned Dutch journalist took place amid rising threats towards journalists across Europe. But while there has been an increase in physical violence, journalists also face legislative challenges to their work.

France

European PSBs make moves to compete with streaming services

New collaborations emerge as public broadcasters face up to challenge posed by online and OTT TV competitors.

Focus on PSM | Italy

The new year will bring both challenges and promises of innovation for the Italian broadcaster Radio Televisione Italiana (RAI).

RAI urged to renovate and relaunch after rejecting editorial plan

RAI's board of directors have rejected a new editorial plan, leading to the resignation of the Head Editor and the potential to lower ratings amid growing criticism.

Changes to Italian TV license measure ‘better than expected’

Since early 2016, Italians have been paying combined TV licence fees and electricity bills in a bid to reduce tax evasion. Did it work?

Political controversy in Italy as RAI appoints new Directors

New nominations for the Italian public service media’s Board are under heavy criticism by many governmental parties, which are now set to vote on them.