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 Capitol Building

Update: Funding approved for US public media

The US House of Representatives passed a bill that secures federal funding for public broadcasting in 2024.

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.

PBS

Public media addresses hate crimes against Asian-Americans

From news coverage and educational materials to documentary series, PBS responds to rise in hate crimes with a range of content to bring Americans together.

CPB

CPB Announces Distribution Plan for American Rescue Plan Act Funds

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) announces distribution plan for the $175 million of emergency stabilisation funds for public media.

NPR CPB funding

House of Representatives passes $175m relief legislation for public media

$175 million in COVID-19 related assistance has been greenlit for the nearly 1,400 public radio and television stations across the US.

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.

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.

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.

PBS

50 years of PBS

The Public Media Alliance wishes PBS a very happy 50th Anniversary.