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Recent news and comment from the world of public sector media.
Tonga broadcaster saga prompts media freedom discussion
June 14, 2017
Media freedom has come under the spotlight in Tonga ever since the prime minister threatened the public broadcaster over his dissatisfaction of their reporting. Our 2017 travel bursar, Koro Vaka’uta, went to Tonga to investigate.
Protests in Venezuela against broadcaster’s impartiality
June 6, 2017
Students and opponents have recently gathered at the offices of the state-owned Venezolana de Televisión (VTV), to protest against the broadcaster’s conduct.
Journalist safety an ongoing concern in Pakistan
June 5, 2017
The Public Media Alliance urges the Pakistani Government to rigorously investigate a reported abduction attempt on Azaz Syed, a senior correspondent at Geo TV in Islamabad on 2 June.