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Journalists injured covering Catalonia protests

Serious concern as accounts of violence against journalists grow in Catalonia during protests.


Uncertainty continues for RTVE

Ongoing disagreement over working hours and wages, a long-awaited public tender and centralisation concerns continue to burden Spain’s national public broadcaster.


Defending free and independent public media in Spain

The Public Media Alliance supports today's call by civil society organisations in Spain to defend free and independent public media. 


Insight | RTVE public contest faces further challenges

After an arduous process, a reform to promote the independence of the Spanish public broadcaster from political influence is now hanging by a thread.

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New Partner | Teledetodos

We are very pleased to welcome the Spanish research and advocacy group, Teledetodos, as our newest partner.


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.

Another roadblock to RTVE’s independence

In March, political parties in Spain seemed closer than ever to an agreement over the PSB's reform toward greater transparency. Now, they are still in an impasse caused by one of the parties.


RTVE | Parties close to agreement on public tender

After months of setbacks and debates, political parties in Spain are close to reaching an agreement to renew the public broadcaster’s leadership via public tender.


RTVE reform reaches deadlock

The Spanish public broadcaster was on its way to becoming more independent but a series of political rows has stalled progress and its future is now unclear.

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.