"Public service media should be subject to constant public scrutiny and be accountable and transparent when performing their functions as they have the obligation to serve the public in all its diversity, including minority communities that would not be served in a purely commercial market. Public service media must also take into account the gender equality perspective in terms of both content and staff."
DocumentCoE (Committee of Ministers): Declaration of the Committee of Ministers on Public Service Media Governance, para. 4
- Media outlets should take steps to provide access to marginalized groups. This may include the consideration of transmitting in minority languages and assuring broad coverage of rural areas.
- Media, public and private, could facilitate effective participation by persons with disabilities by providing political reporting and information in accessible formats.