The Public Media Alliance gathers research papers on public service media and policy from around the world
These papers cover a wide range of topics, such as the mounting challenges faced by TV and radio outlets due to diminishing budgets and converging media, as well as the perennial issues of independence and impartiality.
Is there a recent paper we have missed? Please get in touch, we would be pleased to review it here. Also see our publications section for our own research reports and handbooks on broadcasting. We also keep track of research news and calls for papers.
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In the Service of Power: Media Capture and the Threat to Democracy
This brilliant collection of essays explores media capture and the multifaceted threats facing independent journalism, beyond those posed by direct state control.
Far-Right Nationalism and Populism in Europe: Assaults on Press Freedom
New research from the University of Vienna shows that growing support for far-right groups and populist politicians poses a severe threat to journalism across Europe.
The Future of Public Service Broadcasting in Bosnia and Herzegovina
This working paper explores the future of public service broadcasting (PSB) in Bosnia and Herzegovina, in light of the complex situation it is currently facing.