WPFD

World Press Freedom Day 2022: themes from the past 12 months

For World Press Freedom Day 2022, PMA has analysed six press freedom themes which have been prevalent across the past twelve months.

RTÉ

Ireland: RTÉ pushing for changes to funding

RTÉ's Director-General says the current licence fee funding model is “utterly broken” and needs to be changed urgently.

broadcasting fee form for ARD and ZDF

Beyond the licence fee: more PSM considering new funding models

The licence fee has remained a popular funding model for PSM. But it's under threat, and broadcasters are searching for an alternative.

RTÉ

Irish Media Commission considers alternative funding for public media

The Future of Media Commission is considering moving away from the licence fee model that funds RTÉ and replace it with alternative funding methods.

PSM unpacked

Audience engagement and public media during COVID-19

Engaging with audiences is essential if public media are to build trust and ensure public accountability. Yet, with COVID-19 massively disrupting the way we work and interact, how have public media adapted to best engage with their audiences during the pandemic?

financial COVID-19

The financial impact of Covid-19 on European public broadcasters

Many European public broadcasters are feeling the financial impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, particularly those with mixed-funding models that rely on advertising as a source of income.

RTÉ

RTÉ: A public broadcaster in crisis?

Financial insecurity is just one of the ongoing challenges for Ireland’s public broadcaster, RTÉ, which faces significant cuts and potential job losses in the coming years.  

Accessibility

Major reforms for Irish licence fee

New licence fee will apply to all devices used to access RTE streaming and radio services.

The Best of PSM | Celebrating public radio

High quality programmes and skilled presenters put public radio at the forefront of radio and audio innovation.

Sweeping changes afoot for RTÉ

Director-General announces sweeping structural and executive changes as the Irish public broadcaster looks to secure its future relevance and survival.