Public Service Media Contribution to Democracy

The Media Intelligence Service of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has just released a new report on the democratic value of news and why public service media matter in this regard: Public Service Media Contribution to Democracy. Authored by Dr. Stephen Cushion, from Cardiff University, this report summarises the academic arguments on distinctiveness of PSM news and how the positive effects of PSM news drive a race to the top with commercial broadcasters. The document can be downloaded freely from (login required).