News and comment

Recent news and comment from the world of public sector media.
PSM Weekly: 18-24 January

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

Grants & opportunities

Upcoming deadlines for global grant applications and other opportunities for media workers, practitioners, researchers and journalists.

Trump team to cut federal support for public broadcasters?

The new US administration is reportedly planning to privatise the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), the private non-profit organisation that distributes federal funds to more than 1,500 public media outlets and their programmes across the US.

New Chairperson sought for ABC

The Australian government’s Department of Communication and the Arts are seeking expressions of interest for the role of Chairperson at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC).

EJN Press Release: Ethics in the News

The Ethical Journalism Network’s latest report reflects on a year of unprecedented news-making, “fake news” and “post-truth” as well as the ethical challenges faced by the media and journalists.

Call for Abstracts: NordMedia 2017

NordMedia is seeking abstract submissions and panel session proposals for the NordMedia 2017 conference in Tampere, Finland, from 17-19 August 2017.