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Romanian parliament votes to wipe out public broadcaster fees

Last week the Romanian parliament voted to remove broadcasting fees in a move that could put the country’s public service media in danger.

PSM Weekly: 25 Oct- 2 Nov

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

New PSB in Israel may never see the light of the day

The Israeli government may revoke the decision to establish a new public broadcaster in what could be a serious detriment to democracy in the country.

EBC’s situation contested in public hearing

After the recent changes and government interference, former members of the Brazilian public broadcaster met with Parliament to debate its current situation.

PSM Weekly: 19-25 Oct

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

New Zealand broadcasters face public funding shake-up

New Zealand on Air (NZOA), the body that provides funding for local television, radio and music programming, may soon change the way they distribute their money.