Hurricane Ida

How US public media covered Hurricane Ida

During natural disasters, public media organisations can serve as vital sources of critical and lifesaving information, as demonstrated when Hurricane Ida hit the US in August.

US public media

PMA welcomes $565m funding recommendation for CPB

Approval could lead to a 27% jump in funding for US public media in 2024 compared to current levels.

PMA

PSM regulation: How public media can keep themselves in check

Internal regulatory mechanisms can be found within public media in Germany, the United States, Brazil and Australia. But how do they work — and just how effective are they?

VOA USAGM

Hopes for editorial independence restored as USAGM CEO resigns

Hopes for editorial independence restored as USAGM CEO resigns. This follows serious concerns about politicisation and editorial interference during his tenure.

VOA Voice of America

New rule could drastically limit the visas of foreign journalists in the US

The Public Media Alliance calls upon the US government not to implement a proposed rule that seeks to limit the time foreign journalists are eligible to remain in the US.

Al Jazeera

PMA Statement: The U.S. Decision to request news network AJ+ to register under FARA

"The decision is likely to impact the reputation and ability AJ+ journalists in the U.S. to operate, putting their press credentials and information sources at risk."

US public media

Congress proposes additional federal funding for US public media

The additional funding proposals come at a time of significant economic uncertainty for US public media.

VOA Voice of America

Fears for Voice of America’s editorial independence

Serious concerns have been raised about Voice of America’s editorial independence from the state as newly appointed Trump loyalist heads US Agency for Global Media and fires executives.

USA protests

The Public Media Alliance condemns attacks on journalists and media workers during protests in the USA

As Black Lives Matter protests spread across the United States, journalists are facing an unprecedented number of threats, physical attacks and even arrests by authorities for doing their jobs. It is essential that journalists are allowed to cover these events unimpeded.

US public media

What would be lost if Trump’s plans for public media succeed?

For the fourth year in a row President Trump has proposed cutting all federal funding for public service media. What would US citizens lose if public media disappears?