Cilla & Björn, Swedish Radio

Insight | Impartial media is necessary to avoid parallel realities

Swedish Radio CEO, Cilla Benkö, and Programme Director, Björn Löfdahl, write about the importance of impartial media in light of the polarised debate we have seen in the US in recent times, and in connection with the recent US election.

Cilla Benkö Swedish Radio

Swedish Radio’s Director-General Cilla Benkö: Attacks on journalists in the US show that words can be dangerous

While demonstrations against police violence and racism are sweeping the US, there have been alarming reports of journalists being violently attacked by both police and demonstrators. The ground for these attacks has been laid by frenzied rhetoric, with the media time after time identified as the enemy.

Cilla Benkö Sveriges Radio

Insight | An essential and important role in difficult times

The demand for the latest correct information about corona is high among the public. Cilla Benkö, CEO of Sveriges Radio writes about the continued work to reach listeners with often vital content at the company that must not be silenced.

Cilla Benkö Sveriges Radio

Swedish Radio’s Director-General Cilla Benkö: Punishment for crimes against journalists must be harsher

The International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists on November 2 brings to the public’s attention crimes against journalists all over the world.

Fake news misinformation

Collaborative Factchecking and PSM

As disinformation and misinformation become more prevalent than ever before, public media organisations are engaging in collaborative efforts to counter its spread. 

Journalism is not a crime. ABC

Under Pressure: Why Public Media Matters

Read about our session at the Global Conference for Media Freedom on the pressures facing public media worldwide and why now, more than ever, we must fight for its future.

Best of PSM | Swedish Radio on tour

For six weeks, two teams from Swedish Radio travelled the length and breadth of Sweden to meet listeners and learn more about their audience. Here, CEO Cilla Benkö offers her insight from the tour.

DR headquarters

Danish Broadcasting Corporation and public service broadcasting under threat

Ten Directors-General of public service companies in Europe sign statement in support of Danish Broadcasting Corporation (DR).