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Dominic Sunnebo, SVP at Kantar, is the keynote speaker at our Digital Assembly on 22 April. Register now
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Dominic Sunnebo, SVP at Kantar, is the keynote speaker at our Digital Assembly on 22 April. Register now
Journalism Trust Initiative: Join our webinar
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Journalism Trust Initiative: Join our webinar
New EBU Radio Committee elected for 2021-2023
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New EBU Radio Committee elected for 2021-2023
Public service media in the Czech Republic under threat
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Public service media in the Czech Republic under threat
Erin Meyer, renowned author and professor, to be Media Summit Keynote speaker. Register now
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Erin Meyer, renowned author and professor, to be Media Summit Keynote speaker. Register now
Going green in public service media: register now for the Sustainability Summit (22 April)
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Going green in public service media: register now for the Sustainability Summit (22 April)
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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 32 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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Discover the latest research, guides and videos made for and by the EBU community

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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
News
José Manuel Pérez Tornero appointed Executive President of RTVE
Find out more about the new President of our Spanish Member RTVE
News
New rules for online platforms: Delphine Ernotte and Members of the European Parliament came together to discuss
How the EU regulates online platform behaviour is one of the most scrutinized topics of the moment. We invited two of the key Members...
Press release
Big rise in TV viewing for European Athletics Indoor Championships as EBU Members sample remote technology innovations
The number of live TV hours viewed during coverage of last week’s European Athletics Indoor Championships in Torun, Poland jumped by...
Blog
Why we don’t need to reinvent the wheel to engage young audiences
Jean Philip De Tender, EBU Media Director, discusses how public service media can build relationships with young people.
Blog
Journalism and society simply cannot afford silence
Read the latest blog from CEO of Swedish Radio Cilla Benko on threats to female journalists.
Press release
Eurovision Sport publishes media handbook on women’s sport ahead of International Women’s Day
Eurovision Sport is delighted to announce the publication of a new media handbook, ‘Reimagining Sport: Pathways to Gender-Balanced...
Press release
Eurovision Song Contest organizers publish thorough COVID-19 Health and Safety protocol to “unite Europe on one stage”
The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) together with its Dutch Members NPO, NOS and AVROTROS have published an extensive COVID-19 Health...
Member DG Interviews
Interview with Maria Rørbye Rønn, Director General, Danish Broadcasting Corporation
Maria Rørbye Rønn, Director General of Danish Broadcasting Corporation (DR), talks to Marie-Soleil Levéry, EBU Member Relations for...
News
EBU joins UNFCCC’s Sports for Climate Action Initiative
Eurovision Sport is joining the UNFCCC’s Sports for Climate Action initiative as a signatory to the Sports for Climate Action Framework.
Media Summit 2021
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Media Summit 2021
The EBU Media Summit Keynote, TV, and Digital Assemblies
177 hour(s) • Online
22 APRIL 2021
Sustainability Summit

Sustainability Summit

The Sustainability Summit is the online event for sustainability specialists and enthusiasts. The 2021 programme will provide a full overview of all relevant sustainability topics with regards to their applicability within PSM.

21st Legal and Policy Assembly
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21st Legal and Policy Assembly
PROGRAMME This spring session will include the election of the new Legal and Policy Committee, including the Chair and Vice-Chair....
27 hour(s) • Online
EBU Connect 2021
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08:00 - 20:00
EBU Industry Event
EBU Connect 2021
The EBU event about promotions, audience navigation, design and media planning
12 hour(s) • Online
MIS Induction Workshop
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15:00 - 16:00
Members Only Event
MIS Induction Workshop
Sharing MIS best practices — in French — to help our Members achieve their best results.
1 hour(s) • Online
The Voice of Public Service Media: Conversations with Communications Leaders
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14:30 - 15:30
Members Only Event
The Voice of Public Service Media: Conversations with Communications Leaders
Join us for our next session on: Eurovision Song Contest planning and virtual press centre,͕ strategy development and activation during...
1 hour(s) • Online
Future PSM leaders in conversation with current leaders II
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11:00 - 12:00
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Future PSM leaders in conversation with current leaders II
For this second meeting between future and current leaders of PSM Cilla Benko Swedish Radio's DG, Marcello Foa, President of Rai, and...
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
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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