Under their regime of rotating responsibilities in a biennial rhythm, Cornelia Holsten, President of the Media Authority of Bremen (brema), took over the chair of the Conference of Directors (Direktorenkonferenz der Landesmedienanstalten) on 1 Jan. 2018, succeeding Siegfried Schneider in this function. The chair automatically includes presiding the ZAK, the Commission on licensing and supervision. Cornelia Holsten is the first woman to chair the DLM.
Her deputies are Joachim Becker (LPR Hessen), Thomas Fuchs (MA HSH Hamburg/Schleswig-Holstein) and Jochen Fasco (TLM Thuringia). Contrary to previous DLM practice, this time the deputies have been nominated in parallel to their respective functions as coordinators of the three expert committees (Koordinatoren der Fachausschüsse) on regulation (Fachausschuss I, Becker), on networks, technology and convergence (Fachausschuss II, Fuchs) and on media literacy, user protection and local plurality (Fachausschuss III, Fasco).
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Topics of particular relevance on the agenda of the DLM in 2018 will be: