Advice for a future-proof public broadcasting service

The Secretary of State for Education, Culture and Science has asked the Council for Culture for advice regarding the future of the public media establishment. His questions are, among other things, focused onthe distinctive character of the programming, the encouragement of innovation and creative competition, on cultural and philosophical programming, the position of new media and mobile services, the role and organisation of the Netherlands Public Broadcasting (NPO), and on the possibilities of having new voices heard. This advice provides an answer to these questions.