Public Media

Government Shuts Down Tele Liban, Lebanon’s Public Television

The closure of Tele Liban raises concerns about the future of the station and its ability to continue serving as…

11 months ago

The Sorry, Sorry State of State Media

In a study released recently, Marius Dragomir introduces a new tool to assess the editorial independence of the world’s state media and…

3 years ago

Head of Ukraine’s Public Television Axed

The director of Ukraine’s public broadcaster UA:PBC, a feisty and forthright journalist, is given the boot as the country prepares…

5 years ago

Danish Public Media: Loved by People, Hated by Politicians

Political enemies of Denmark’s public broadcaster DR are hatching plans to crop the station’s budget. A bellicose commercial media industry…

6 years ago

Public Broadcasting in Austria: Politicians Clash With Journalists

Recent attacks from right-wing politicians on Austria’s popular public broadcaster are raising alarming questions about the future of independent journalism…

6 years ago

A Dim Future Approaches for Objective Reporting in Slovakia

The management of RTVS, Slovakia’s public broadcaster, is poised to turn the station into a political enterprise. The recent cancellation…

7 years ago

Estonian Public Media Gets Government Manpower

The appointment of a high government official in the body that governs Estonia’s public broadcaster is opening a can of…

7 years ago

Public Media Must Finally Change

Critics of taxpayer funding for public media are on the rise; and for good reason. It’s time for public media…

8 years ago

How Kosovo’s Public Television Lost Its Luster

Built through an international assistance program, for many years Kosovo’s public broadcaster received kudos for its editorial coverage. Local politicians…

8 years ago

Western Balkans Public Media on Life Support

Public service broadcasters in the Western Balkans have become increasingly unaccountable to their audiences and tone deaf to their needs.…

8 years ago