public service media (PSM) Values

Understanding public service media

As debates on the future of public service media intensify, it’s essential for us all to reflect on their core values and fundamental role in democratic society.

Canada: Trust, Democracy and the Public Broadcaster

CBC/Radio-Canada's President reflects on how they strive to retain through three factors: ability, affinity and authenticity. 

Catherine Tait CBC/Radio-Canada

Strengthening Trust to Strengthen Our Democracy

A speech by President and CEO of CBC/Radio-Canada, Catherine Tait, highlights the need to strengthen trust to strengthen our democracy.

BBC News mobile app interface

The Trusted News Initiative creates Asia-Pacific network

Partners in the Trusted News Initiative (TNI) have agreed to expand its global representation by creating a regional Asia-Pacific network.

rbb headquarters in Berlin

Germany: Trust, accountability & transparency are critical for public media

An investigation into Berlin's public broadcaster after the head and chair resigned is critical to ensure trust in Germany's public media.

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.