1 January 2002
Public Service Broadcasting should be for the public, owned by the public and managed by the public .They formed a vital component of the broadcasting sector in most countries and their services are essential for well functioning democratic society.Public service broadcasting has been conceived as a public sphere essential for well functioning democratic society. In that sense, PSB is of the public, for the Public and by the public. The ideal public broadcasting systems requires that (a) the independence of public service broadcasters must be guaranteed by appropriate structures such as pluralistic internal boards or other independent bodies; (b) the control and accountability of public service broadcasters, especially as regard the discharge of their missions and use of their resources must be guaranteed by appropriate means; (c) public service broadcasters must be directly accountable to the public.
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