July 10, 2019 •
Media and Politics, Press Freedom, Recent •
by Felix Simon
"Ibiza-gate" - the scandal that led to the collapse of the Austrian government - speaks volumes about the animosity harboured by right-wing populists towards public broadcasters....
January 16, 2018 •
Comment, Media and Politics •
by Stephan Russ-Mohl
Stephan Russ-Mohl argues that calls to end Switzerland’s broadcasting licence fee threaten the country’s public service media. In Switzerland, friendships are being threatened by divisive debate surrounding the so-called ‘No...
January 24, 2017 •
Media Economics, Recent, Research •
by Linards Udris, Mario Schranz, Jörg Schneider, Lucie Hauser, Mark Eisenegger
Swiss people still trust the media, especially if they regularly consume news from traditional news providers, such as the national public service broadcaster, Swiss Broadcasting Corporation (SRG). But audiences in Switzerland are...