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Public Service Media: Money for Content

The European Audiovisual Observatory has announced the publication of an issue of IRIS Plus entitled "Public Service Media: Money for Content."

"There are a large number of articles and official statements on the funding of public service broadcasting and the associated expectations with regard to its content. This IRIS Plus provides structure for this discussion, highlights its key aspects, and brings you completely up-to-date on the subject," states the Observatory.

The issue's lead article, entitled "Financing and supervision of public service broadcasting," addresses the following issues:

  • How and what to finance
  • Public service audiovisual media services on the test bed
  • Comparing the funding of public sector broadcasting in the European Union

This issue is available for purchase in print or electronic format in French, English, and German.