Germany ARD ZDF

Germany: Federal states reach agreement on public media reform

After years of negotiations, Germany's federal states have finally agreed on the direction for public media reform.

Czech Television

Czech Republic: Independence of public broadcasters must be insulated against future attacks

Joint statement calling on the Czech Government to live up to its promises to strengthen the independence of public broadcasters ahead of its EU presidency.

RTV Slovenia

RTV Slovenija: Draft transformation bill and new appointments

A small group of RTV Slovenija (RTVS) employees have drafted a bill to modernise and better protect the independence of the public broadcaster.

MBC Malawi

Malawi: Is now the time to reform MBC?

Following the country’s historic election re-run, could this be the time to transform the Malawi Broadcasting Corporation into a public broadcaster free from political interference?

Ghana

Focus on PSM | Ghana

As the government looks set to reform aspects of Ghana’s media landscape, we take a look at the key issues impacting media freedom and the country’s public broadcaster.

BBC head office London licence fee

BBC Director General reverses decision on complaint against presenter

The BBC’s Editorial Complaints Unit last week ruled that BBC presenter, Naga Munchetty, breached editorial guidelines on impartiality for commenting on racist remarks made by President Trump in a tweet. The public broadcaster’s Director General has now overturned this decision.

DR headquarters

Drastic changes ahead for Danish public broadcaster

Cuts of up to 400 jobs and the closure of three radio channels and three TV channels sparks serious concern for the reach of DR and media pluralism in Denmark.

SABC

Entertainment+

Outcomes from our participation in the South African Public Broadcasting Policy Review Colloquium.

Changes confirmed for RTVE

After lengthy negotiations, the final reform for Spain’s public broadcaster has been approved, pushing RTVE towards greater independence and transparency.