RTHK night

Hong Kong: trust in broadcaster RTHK falls

A new study shows trust in RTHK has dropped over the past two years, while independent media faces sustained pressures and threats.

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.

SBS Radio World Radio Day

Trust in public radio – World Radio Day 2022

Join us in celebrating radio as the most trusted, prevalent, and accessible medium around the world.

World Radio Day

World Radio Day 2022

This year, the theme of World Radio Day is based around trust – a fitting theme which recognises radio’s prevalence in peoples’ lives.

ZDF Berlin

Public media comes out top in Germany election

A survey held after Germany's 2021 federal election highlights the relevance and public trust placed in public broadcasters.

SABC HQ South Africa

Media freedom concerns surround South Africa’s public broadcaster

The presence of military personnel at SABC premises causes concern for editorial independence among staff and press freedom groups.

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?

ABC protest

Global Call Out

Today the Public Media Alliance, representing 88 public media organisations worldwide, issued a “Global Call Out” in support of the core values of public service media.

SBS Australia

Maintaining trust in PSM

Public service media have a fundamental role in reliably informing society, especially during times of election. But with declining trust in media overall, what can public media organisations do to maintain trust in their services?

Catherine Tait ICC

Insight | Disruption, Trust and the Public Broadcaster

President and CEO of CBC/Radio-Canada, Catherine Tait, used her keynote at this year's IIC Canada conference to discuss the impact of disruption and growing distrust of the media on the public broadcasting.