People attend a protest demanding South Korean President Park Geun-hye’s resignation in Seoul, South Korea, December 24, 2016.
Compared with their counterparts in other democratic countries, South Korea's national public broadcasters are politically vulnerable.
Demonstrators protest against censorship by the South African Broadcasting Corporation.
It's vital that the problems at the South African Broadcasting Corporation be fixed in the public interest and for democracy, given its wide media reach in the country.
The Conversation is sharing more of its articles with the ABC.
Straight down the line: one of the BBC’s values.
The BBC has called for a national debate on what it is for. The public needs to speak and the politicians need to listen.
With power comes responsibility.
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It may all come down to how broadcasters interpret their impartiality requirements.
The challenge for the ABC as it faces political opposition is to remind taxpayers of the good value it represents and of the public service journalism it creates.
The Abbott government is preparing to cut funding to the ABC. The end of the Australia Network in its present form is one saving already flagged by communications minister Malcolm Turnbull. And while the…