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Over 40 EBU radio music channels to support cultural diversity on landmark UNESCO date
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Over 40 EBU radio music channels to support cultural diversity on landmark UNESCO date
Drama for Youth: Register today
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Drama for Youth: Register today
Computer Assisted Journalism: Sign up now to our e-Master class
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Computer Assisted Journalism: Sign up now to our e-Master class
Fiction Experts: Take part in our annual meeting
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Fiction Experts: Take part in our annual meeting
New EBU Legal & Policy Committee elected
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New EBU Legal & Policy Committee elected
EBU Connect 2021: Award winners announced
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EBU Connect 2021: Award winners announced
Keep Media Good: Celebrating World Press Freedom Day every day
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Keep Media Good: Celebrating World Press Freedom Day every day
EBU joins 50:50 Equality Project
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EBU joins 50:50 Equality Project
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Promoting the interests of public service media

We campaign for a sustainable future for public service media (PSM), provide our Members with world-class content from news to sport and music, and build on our founding ethos of solidarity and co-operation to create a centre for learning and sharing.

Our Members

  • 69 Members representing
  • 115 organizations in 56 countries, and 31 Associates

 

Our Members operate almost 2,000 television, radio and online channels and services and offer a wealth of content across other platforms. Together, they reach audiences of more than one billion people around the world, broadcasting in more than 160 languages.

 

Public service media

  • Universality
  • Excellence
  • Accountability
  • Independence
  • Diversity
  • Innovation

 

Public service media is broadcasting made, financed and controlled BY the public FOR the public. Our Members strive to inform, educate and entertain all audiences – empowering societies and democracies across the globe.

 

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Press release
EBU joins 50:50 Equality Project
The EBU is joining the BBC’s 50:50 initiative. The 50:50 Equality Project is committed to inspiring organizations across the globe...
Executive Appointments
New DG of Ukrainian broadcaster elected
Read more about Mykola Chernotytskyi - the new DG at UA:PBC
News
EBU partners with British School of Geneva for Girls in ICT day
The EBU invited female students of the British School of Geneva to take a closer look at what careers in ‘Information and Communication...
Press release
EBU and Special Olympics seal new alliance
The EBU will produce and distribute world-class coverage from Special Olympics events.
Blog
The EBU goes green
While the last year has challenged us in so many different ways, it has also shown us the speed at which we can respond to a crisis...
Press release
Liveurope and EBU join forces to support artists and live music venues on ‘Europe Day’
To mark Europe Day on 9 May, Liveurope and the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) are joining forces to promote some of Europe’s most...
Executive Appointments
Andrej Grah Whatmough is new DG of RTV Slovenia
Andrej Grah Whatmough has been appointed as Director General of RTV Slovenia.
Executive Appointments
Hovhannes Movisisyan appointed DG of Armenian TV
Hovhannes Movisisyan has been appointed as the new Director General of Armenian TV.
Speech
Delphine Ernotte Cunci, EBU President, launches the TV Assembly 2021
Dear colleagues and partners, dear Members, dear friends, I’m very honoured to open, with you all, this EBU-TV Assembly 2021. Just...
Press release
EBU Members line up to broadcast European Championships of various sports after COVID disruption
EBU Members are embracing the imminent return of the European Championships of various sports with plans for comprehensive coverage.
Press release
Public service media in the Czech Republic under threat
The EBU is alarmed by the increasing politicisation of Czech Television's governing body and attempts to challenge and undermine the...
Member DG Interviews
Interview with Dee Forbes, Director General of RTÉ
Dee Forbes, Director General of RTÉ, talks to the EBU's Vanessa O’Connor about the impact the pandemic has had on our Irish Member
Fiction Experts Annual Meeting
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10:30 - 12:30
Members Only Event
Fiction Experts Annual Meeting
The EBU Fiction Experts Annual Meeting is the place where Heads of Drama, Drama Commissioners and and others interested in the Drama...
2 hour(s) • Online
Public Service Media Drama for Youth: What works?
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14:30 - 16:00
Members Only Event
Public Service Media Drama for Youth: What works?
Join us to hear about concrete public service media fiction stories that performed well with young adults and that could travel well...
1 hour(s) • Online
26th Finance Assembly and Internal Audit Group Meeting
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09:30 - 16:30
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26th Finance Assembly and Internal Audit Group Meeting
The EBU's Finance Assembly and the Internal Audit Group Meeting provide a unique opportunity for public service media professionals...
7 hour(s) • Online
6th International Broadcasting Assembly
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10:00 - 17:00
Members Only Event
6th International Broadcasting Assembly
The International Broadcasting Assembly brings together EBU Members that transmit internationally (TV, radio and online) to discuss...
7 hour(s) • Online
Kids Content Group Strategy Meeting
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11:00 - 15:00
Group Meeting
Kids Content Group Strategy Meeting
During this meeting, we will exchange knowledge and best practices around content and brand strategies in PSM Kids' content.
4 hour(s) • Online
86th General Assembly
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Assembly
86th General Assembly
31 hour(s) • Physical and Virtual
EBU
Gender Equality and Public Service Media
This report provides you with a fact-based panorama covering gender equality at corporate level as well as gender representation on...
EBU
Women in Music
Take a look at our report that covers the gender gaps still prevailing in the music industry across live performances, streaming platforms...
EBU
Reimagining Sport: Pathways to gender-balanced media coverage
92% of our Members see gender equality in our sport coverage as an important issue. This new handbook is designed to help those looking...
EBU
DTI Casebook Series: RTVE and YouTube
When it comes to third-party platforms, for Public Service Media (PSM) it is hard enough just establishing mutual trust, yet alone...
VizRT
VizRT Vectar+: Demonstration
In this video Roberto Musso (VizRT) introduces and demonstrates VizRT's Vectar+ production tool, which can be used in the cloud.
EBU
Broadcast Technologies Futures Group Report 2020
What happens next? A vision of the future media landscape from the perspective of current public service media Research & Development.
Sony
Sony Virtual Production: Demonstration
In this video Andy Etherington (Sony) demonstrates the Sony Virtual Production tool.
EBU
Funding of Public Service Media
This report gives an accurate and comprehensive picture of the financial situation of our Members in 2019 and 2020. You'll learn about...
Simplylive
Simplylive: Demonstration
In this video Pierre Mestrez (Simplylive) demonstrates Simplylive and how it can be used for cloud-based production.
EBU
Cybersecurity for Media Vendor Systems, Software & Services
This Recommendation suggests a set of security safeguards to be applied when planning and designing media systems, software and services....
EBU
Youth Report: what works?
Connecting with young adults is a challenge for public service media (PSM), but some EBU Members are nevertheless making significant...
EBU
SVOD Market Trends
SVOD providers such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+ and Apple TV+ are fiercely competing with traditional broadcasters for...

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