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Recent news and comment from the world of public sector media.
Update: What’s going on at SABC? #3

The latest about the ongoing crisis at the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC).

Tonga broadcaster saga prompts media freedom discussion

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.

PSM Weekly | 7 – 13 June

Our weekly round-up of public service media related stories and headlines from around the world.

PSM Weekly | 31 May – 6 June

Our weekly round-up of public service media related stories and headlines from around the world.

Protests in Venezuela against broadcaster’s impartiality

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

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.