Cilla Benkö Sveriges Radio

Cilla Benkö: The fight for democracy and free speech is a life and death struggle

Swedish Radio's Cilla Benkö, reflects on the threats to journalists and democracy, home and aboard, and the need for them to be protected.

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Cilla Benkö: This is how public service media is strengthened

With a new government in place, Swedish Radio's DG, Cilla Benkö, points to the important parts for the upcoming public service investigation.

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Sweden: Implications for public media after election

Elections in Sweden have seen gains for the far-right Sweden Democrats, which could present challenges for media institutions.

Swedish elections

Swedish Radio covers 310 local elections across the country

With Swedish elections taking place on 11 September, how will public broadcaster Swedish Radio cover them at a local level?

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.

Cilla Benkö and Jason Rezaian during discussion

#WPFD2022: Threats to independent journalism in democracies around the world

Swedish Radio's Director-General Cilla Benkö gives keynote address at press freedom conference in Washington.

podcasts

Ukraine war: Public media podcasts with unique takes

From an open API to practical info for refugees, pop-up public media podcasts on the Ukraine war are engaging audiences in unique ways.

Björn Löfdahl

Swedish Radio announces free-to-use daily news podcast in Russian

Starting this week, Swedish Radio will publish a daily news podcast in Russian about the war in Ukraine, available to all European media. 

Cilla Benkö Swedish Radio

Swedish Radio in 2022

2022 will be an intense year. Swedish Radio's CEO Cilla Benkö points out several major efforts that await and the public broadcaster's contribution to the Swedish media landscape.

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Cilla Benkö: Toxic for society when crime goes unpunished

In nine cases out of ten, around the world, a person who kills a journalist is not punished. Read Cilla Benkö's op-ed calling for an end to impunity for crimes against journalists.