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08 Dec 2016
PSM under pressure to do more with less 
Public service media (PSM) are under increasing pressure to deliver more services despite diminishing resources.
21 Nov 2016
EBU sets out recommendations for media freedom and pluralism at EU Fundamental Rights Colloquium 
EBU President Jean-Paul Philippot addressed the key contribution public service media makes to media freedom and pluralism at the 2016 Annual Colloquium on Fundamental Rights
03 Nov 2016
Access Services plenary explores growth of services and challenges 
More than 55 experts from 17 EBU Members came together for the annual Access Services plenary meeting in Berlin on 2 November. The event was hosted by RBB/ARD at the invitation of the Eurovision Access...
13 Oct 2016
Licence Fee still the core of public service media funding in Europe 
Despite challenges to its legitimacy, the licence fee still provides two thirds of all EBU public service media (PSM) income and remains the bedrock of PSM funding across the continent.
04 Oct 2016
Big Data: a tool for journalists to fight stereotypes and prejudice? 
This year’s Prix Italia Festival looked into how Big Data is changing storytelling in the media. EBU Big Data Initiative leader Guillaume Klossa was on hand to moderate a panel featuring leading data journalists and researchers discussing how big data can offer new insights into current affairs.
29 Sep 2016
EBU Big Data Initiative Workshop highlights how recommendation systems can support values of PSM 
Using algorithms to enable audiences to expand their horizons and discover new content has emerged as a key theme for the EBU Big Data Initiative.
21 Sep 2016
Media Time on the Rise with Proliferation of New Platforms 
Despite the rapid growth of internet usage, the time people spend watching TV and listening to the radio has changed little over recent years.
08 Aug 2016
EBU research shows strong public service media contributes to a healthy democracy 
Well-funded and strong public service media goes hand in hand with signs of a healthy democracy – that’s what a recent study by the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), the world’s leading alliance of public service broadcasters, shows.
28 Jul 2016
Big Data Initiative: striking the right balance for public service algorithms 
The RTBF’s big data expert Pierre Nicolas Schwab invites EBU Big Data Initiative participants to join a workshop addressing algorithms and PSM values this December in Brussels.
29 Jun 2016
European subscription video-on-demand subscribers to reach 50 million by 2020 
New research from the EBU’s Media Intelligence Service shows that subscription video-on-demand (SVoD) subscribers in Europe grew 56% in just one year between 2014 and 2015, and are expected to reach 50 million homes by 2020.