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New head of Gambian broadcaster commits to independence

The new head of Gambia Radio and Television Services (GRST) is committed to ensuring the editorial independence of the state broadcaster.

No extension for analogue TV signal in India

The deadline to switch over from analogue to digital signal TV in India will not be extended any further, says the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.

PSM Weekly | 15-21 February

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The Best of PSM | The Boat, SBS

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Thai media organisations rally to oppose information bill

Media groups in Thailand protest against media bill that would lead to government control of the press and restrict freedom of expression.

Senate approves measure to restructure Brazil’s public broadcaster

The provisional measure was approved by the Senate last week, increasing state control over the country’s public broadcaster.