The recent blackout and restart of ERT in Greece underlines the fact that these are challenging times for public broadcasters — due to government budget cuts, the growing presence of new rivals and…
In a Solomon-like ruling, Greece's Council of State ordered that pubcaster ERT resume regular terrestrial transmissions immediately, while undergoing draconian restructuring. The court also said the…
Greek state TV and radio were gradually pulled off the air late Tuesday, hours after the government said it would temporarily close all state-run broadcasts and lay off about 2,500 workers as part of…
A 41-year-old video posted to the PBS website has been a morale booster for public television in times of tough budget battles.
Germany's radio and television commission on Monday recommended a TV license fee hike of 86 euro cents ($1.05), well under the $1.34 monthly increase pubcasters were demanding.
Haim Saban issued a sugarcoated threat to Germany's license fee-rich pubcasters on Wednesday.
News Corp. chairman Rupert Murdoch gave a robust tongue-lashing to Europe's public broadcasters, and the BBC in particular, in a speech Monday at the opening of the European Audiovisual Conference…