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How ZDF is on the way to becoming a climate-neutral public media organisation

Discover German public broadcaster ZDF's key sustainability goals in this interview with ZDF’s Corporate Planning & Sustainability Coordinator, Professor Dr. Jens Müller.

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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.

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BBC funding: household levy put forward

The UK’s House of Lords has suggested replacing the licence fee with a household levy which would not be dependent on owning a television.

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Germany: Federal states reach agreement on public media reform

After years of negotiations, Germany's federal states have finally agreed on the direction for public media reform.

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“A strong team for a strong ZDF”

ZDF Press Release: Nadine Bilke and Bettina Schausten become new directors.

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Dr. Thomas Bellut bids farewell as ZDF Director-General

Thomas Bellut stepped down as ZDF’s Director General on 10 March. Bellut's achievements were praised and celebrated by politicians and colleagues alike.

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Public media goes silent from Russia

A host of public media organisations have decided to stop broadcasting out of Russia due to safety concerns.

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Deutsche Welle Russian office closed down

The closure of Deutsche Welle’s Moscow bureau by the Kremlin is an egregious breach of media freedom, and must be overturned.

New flyer released to help protect German journalists

A flyer was distributed to security forces and journalists by the DJV on the best way to protect journalists at protests.

ZDF makes history with English language adaptation

ZDF's adaptation of a bestselling German novel will be, in a first for the broadcaster, produced in English.