SABC HQ South Africa

Candidates recommended for SABC Board

12 names have been recommended by the Communications ministry to serve on the incoming Board of South Africa’s public broadcaster.

Accessibility

Protecting the prominence of public media

As media markets become more crowded and global streaming giants continue to grow rapidly, what steps are being taken to address challenges to the prominence of public media?

ZDF ARD

ARD and ZDF are expanding their media libraries into a common streaming network

Press Release: The ARD and ZDF are developing a joint streaming network of their media libraries. In the future, it will allow users to find ZDF content in the ARD Mediathek and vice versa.

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?

NHK

Focus On PSM | NHK

Japan’s public broadcaster faced a number of challenges in recent months, from the introduction of simultaneous streaming to governance and independence concerns.

Ofcom

Ofcom report and public service broadcasting

Last week the UK regulator released its second annual Media Nations report revealing key trends in the broadcasting sector and providing evidence for ongoing debate about the future of public service broadcasting.

Ofcom

UK regulator sets out plans to increase prominence of PSBs

Ofcom announces measures to help public broadcasters face “unprecedented pressure” of competition from streaming services and global media giants.

BBC head office London licence fee

Public broadcasting in the age of VOD

Our submission to an inquiry by the UK's upper house of parliament as to whether there is a future for public service broadcasting in the age of VOD.

BBC iPlayer loophole to close in September

Audiences will lose loophole that allows them to watch the BBC’s iPlayer streaming service for free.