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Recent news and comment from the world of public sector media.
Broadcasting reassurance: post-typhoon weather reports
February 13, 2014
A disaster communications expert at Radyo Bakdaw in the Philippines describes how important broadcast weather reports are for reassuring people rebuilding after Typhoon Haiyan
World Radio Day: Forecasting radio’s role in extreme weather
February 12, 2014
The frequency of extreme weather events around the world looks set to increase, and World Radio Day gives pause to reflect on the medium’s key role in emergencies, and how it could be better
Guardian’s deputy ed to tell Snowden story at Radiodays Europe
February 4, 2014
The inside story of whistleblower Edward Snowden’s disclosures of mass surveillance will headline this year’s Radiodays Europe.
Bangladesh proposes independent broadcasting commission
January 28, 2014
Draft policy approved this week proposing a regulatory body to appointed by the President. Meanwhile the Prime Minister (above) is reportedly left out of the approval process