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Gender equality and broadcasting: EPRA publishes comparative Report
posted on 18 September, 2018   (public)
Promoting greater gender representation and portrayal on- and off-screen: the role of audiovisual regulators Today, 18 September 2018, EPRA formally presented a comparative report entitled "Achieving Greater Diversity in Broadcasting - special focus on Gender; benefits...
Vice-Chair Election: Maria Donde joins EPRA Board
posted on 04 June, 2018   (public)
EPRA Executive Board finally complete Elections to a vacant position of Vice Chairperson in the EPRA Executive Board took place during the 47th EPRA meeting in Luxembourg on 24 May 2018. The Assembly of members of EPRA unanimously elected Maria Donde, Head of International...
Executive Board adopts EPRA's new Work Programme
posted on 19 February, 2018   (public)
An exciting programme for 2018 under the sign of Continuity, Coherence and Relevance   The Annual Work Programme, which lays out EPRA’s priorities and anticipated work for 2018, has been drafted by assembling member authorities’ suggestions collected further...

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Researching media literacy: EPRA Media Literacy Taskforce issues guidance
posted on 09 September, 2019   (public)
Media Literacy being an ever-changing process that requires constant reflection and adaptations, it is crucial that those interested in media literacy regularly conduct research into the subject  Following the work of the EPRA Media Literacy Taskforce...
EPRA meets in Sarajevo to address key challenges for audiovisual regulation
posted on 27 May, 2019   (public)
Online harms a key focus on the agenda of EPRA´s 49th meeting The detailed Agenda for the 49th EPRA meeting, which will take place on 29-31 May in Sarajevo, is now available. This closed event, hosted by CRA, the converged regulatory authority in Bosnia Herzegovina, will...
EPRA publishes comparative paper on public service content in the digital age: the role of regulators
posted on 02 April, 2019   (public)
Paper highlights trend towards reinforced powers of independent NRAs with regard to the assessment of PSM performance On 2 April 2019, EPRA published the final version of a comparative background document titled "Public service and public interest content in the...

Regulation News

Data protection and children: ICO released final version of the Age Appropriate Design Code
posted on 30 January, 2020   (public)
Ambitious standards at the core of a risk-based approach to take into account the best interests of the child On 21 January 2020, the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has released its final version of the Age Appropriate Design Code which...
Refusal to investigate hate speech comments: ECHR condemns Lithuania
posted on 20 January, 2020   (public)
The European Court of Human Rights held that the discriminatory attitude of the Lithuanian justice authorities deprived the applicants of their right to an effective remedy   The facts: In 2014, two young men posted on Facebook a photograph of them kissing.  The...
Blocking access to content previously declared unlawful: a new obligation for online platforms?
posted on 15 January, 2020   (public)
The well-established principle of host providers' limited liability is in the hot seat As enshrined in the Directive on Electronic Commerce of the European Parliament and of the Council of 8 June 2000, the host service provider cannot be liable for the content stored...