Headshots of the successful recipients of this year's Global Grants.

Meet our 2022 Global Grantees!

From learning how digitalisation can improve sports coverage to a transnational collaboration project, PMA has announced 2022's Global Grants.

SABC HQ South Africa

South Africa: digital migration indefinitely delayed

South Africa's digital migration has been delayed once more, this time with no set implementation date.

SABC satellite

Will South Africa’s long-awaited analogue switch-off still go ahead?

The switch-off’s initial 31 March deadline was already pushed back to June, but new legal action is seeking to delay the move even further.

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.

SABC HQ South Africa

South Africa: High Court postpones digital TV migration after pushback

South Africa’s digital TV switchover has been postponed after a last-minute court ruling extended the deadline from 31 March.

NBC

Africa: PSM regional roundup

2022 is revealing itself to be yet another testing year for independent media in Africa. But some gains have been made for media freedom and innovations.

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.

SABC HQ South Africa

SABC Head of News dismissed

South Africa’s public broadcaster SABC dismissed its Head of News on Friday “with immediate effect”, citing a breakdown in trust.

SABC HQ South Africa

SABC’s financial and editorial pressures resurface

SABC's financial and editorial pressures have resurfaced in the form of election coverage complaints, disciplinary action against SABC’s editor-in-chief and ongoing funding restraints.

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.