KBS election coverage includes presenting a data show with the Blue House in Seoul as the background using XR. Credit: Korean Broadcasting System

KBS uses “cutting edge technology” in 2022 election coverage

South Korea’s largest and most trusted public broadcaster used technological innovation to push its election coverage to new heights.

KBS building in Seoul

KBS’ Covid-19 emergency broadcasting helps country’s pandemic response

The Korean Broadcasting System’s (KBS) emergency content has played a crucial role during the pandemic, as have other public media worldwide.

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.

Fake news misinformation

Greece: Spread of ‘fake news’ legislation continues

While the South Korean government has quashed its plans to introduce a ‘fake news’ law, Greece is looking to impose such regulations.

South Korea National Assembly

Update: South Korean lawmakers back down on controversial ‘fake news’ bill

The Public Media Alliance welcomes decision to back down on a proposed bill that could have significant repercussions for press freedom in South Korea.

South Korea National Assembly

South Korea: Proposed vote on ‘fake news’ bill postponed

The final vote on a proposed bill that many fear could undermine press freedom in South Korea has been postponed yet again.

South Korea National Assembly

South Korea to vote on concerning “fake news” law

South Korea may soon join the growing ranks of countries whose governments are introducing so-called “fake news” laws.

NHK

Proposed licence fee amendments for public broadcasters in Japan and South Korea

Contrasting proposals made for the licence fees of two of the largest public broadcasters in the Asia-Pacific.

KBS

Focus On PSM | Korean Broadcasting System

As the largest public broadcaster in South Korea, KBS has the highest reach among radio and television audiences. Here we take snapshot of its key characteristics, its role and the country's wider media landscape. 

Public Broadcasters International 2018

The annual Public Broadcasters International conference [PBI] took place in Seoul last week, hosted by South Korean public broadcaster, KBS.