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This article delves into the complex interplay between legal structures and practical applications regarding public service broadcasting (PSB) within the audiovisual sector in Algeria. Emphasizing the legal and operational challenges, it addresses how the functions of PSB are influenced by existing laws, regulations, and real-world practices in the country. The study highlights the impact of technological advancements, market competition, and political dynamics in a media environment characterized by monopolistic control over television and radio broadcasting.

In light of the proliferation of digital platforms and evolving media consumption habits, the role and relevance of PSB have significantly transformed. This paper examines the challenges and opportunities in delivering PSB amidst these changes, drawing insights from case studies and various jurisdictions' strategies. By analyzing these diverse approaches, the study sheds light on the critical factors shaping the efficacy and sustainability of PSB models in contemporary media landscapes.

Moreover, the article assesses the influence of audience preferences, technological advancements, and market forces on PSB. The insights from this research provide a nuanced understanding of the legal, regulatory, and operational frameworks that underpin PSB. This comprehensive analysis offers valuable guidance to policymakers, industry stakeholders, and scholars navigating the intricacies of public service broadcasting in the digital era.

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