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EPRA re-elects Celene Craig as Chairperson; Oliver Gerber joins the Executive Board: continuity and commitment for the new EPRA Board
posted on 23 May, 2017   (public)
EPRA re-elects Celene Craig as Chairperson; Oliver Gerber joins the Executive Board: continuity and commitment for the new EPRA Board Elections for the entire EPRA Executive Board (one Chairperson and four Vice-Chairpersons) were held at the 45th EPRA meeting in Edinburgh on...
EPRA Board adopts EPRA Work Programme 2017
posted on 06 February, 2017   (public)
EPRA Board adopts EPRA Work Programme 2017 Further to a consultation phase, the EPRA Executive Board approved the final Work Programme on 27 January 2017 in Brussels. This Annual Work Programme, which lays out EPRA’s priorities and anticipated work for 2017, was...
Adjusting practices and mindset while keeping key regulatory objectives in mind: EPRA’s motto in Yerevan
posted on 03 November, 2016   (public)
Adjusting practices and mindset while keeping key regulatory objectives in mind: EPRA’s motto in Yerevan EPRA met in Yerevan, Armenia, for its 44th meeting which took place from 20 to 21 October 2016 at the invitation of the Armenian National Commission on TV and...

EPRA News

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...
Monitoring Media Pluralism - an exercise in futility?
posted on 10 June, 2015   (public)
Monitoring Media Pluralism - an exercise in futility? How to ensure a sustainable ecosystem for media in Europe that is financially viable and offers a plurality and diversity of content was at the centre of the debates at the 41st EPRA Meeting which took place in Berne on...
EPRA Berne: Detailed Agenda & Speaker Lineup
posted on 21 April, 2015   (public)
EPRA Berne: Detailed Agenda & Speaker Line-up The detailed Agenda for the 41st  EPRA meeting, which will take place on 14-15 May in Berne is now available on the EPRA website. Two Plenary Sessions will focus on how to ensure a sustainable ecosystem for media in...

Regulation News

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...
Measuring the impact of YouTube's recommendation algorithm on information diversity and pluralism: French CSA publishes empirical study (available in French and English)
posted on 03 December, 2019   (public)
YouTube's algorithm appears to rely more on keywords attached to a video than on its success Do video-sharing platforms offer a pluralistic information space for citizens? This is the question that the French Conseil supérieur de l'audiovisuel (CSA) raised in a...