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The grey areas between media regulation and data protection - Outcome of second joint OBS/EPRA Workshop
posted on 08 February, 2016   (public)
The grey areas between media regulation and data protection - Outcome of second joint OBS/EPRA Workshop                 ©Elena Sotirova As part of their long-lasting collaboration, the European Audiovisual Observatory (OBS) and...
Research & Regulators: a comparative overview
posted on 15 July, 2015   (public)
Research & Regulators: a Comparative Overview A comparative overview paper on Research and Regulators has been published on the EPRA website on 13 July 2015. This final output document, authored by Tanja Kerševan Smokvina, AKOS (SI), is based on the outcome of...
The Protection of minors in a converged media environment: Free-to-download IRIS plus Report
posted on 11 June, 2015   (public)
The Protection of minors in a converged media environment: Free-to-download IRIS plus Report The European Audiovisual Observatory has just published an IRIS plus Report on the Protection of minors in a converged media environment as a free-to-download PDF. After some...

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New Ofcom report on audience's attitudes towards sex and violence on TV (UK)
posted on 22 November, 2023   (public)
The audience stresses the positive role of television in depicting violence UK's communications  regulator Ofcom  looked at the audience's perception of sex and violence on linear TV and on-demand services in a new report published on 31...
New Board for the Portuguese media regulator (ERC)
posted on 21 November, 2023   (public)
New Chair and new Board for the Portuguese ERC News item updated on 25 November The Portuguese Parliament elected on 30 June 2023 the new members of the Regulatory Board of the Portuguese Media Regulatory Authority (ERC). On 3 November 2023, the Board appointed...
Illegal content & platforms: the CJEU reaffirms the country of origin principle
posted on 21 November, 2023   (public)
The CJEU rules against the Austrian law KoPl-G on reporting mechanisms for providers of communication platforms On 9 November 2023, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) reasserted the importance of the country of origin principle at the occasion of a request...