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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

Are current audiovisual models future-proof? EPRA joins French Parliamentary Conference
posted on 25 October, 2013   (public)
EPRA Chairman joins French Parliamentary Conference on the future of current audiovisual models Jean-François Furnémont represented EPRA at the first meeting of the Rencontres parlementaires sur l’audiovisuel, initiated by Madame Catherine Morin-Desailly,...
EPRA Chairman joins IIC discussion on challenges raised by connected devices
posted on 16 October, 2013   (public)
EPRA Chairman joins IIC discussion on challenges raised by connected devices EPRA Chairman Jean-François Furnémont participated as a speaker in the annual conference of the International Institute of Communications (IIC) which was held in London on 9-10 October...
Transparency of media ownership: what role for regulators?
posted on 26 September, 2013   (public)
Transparency of media ownership: what role for regulators? EPRA Chairman Jean-François Furnémont participated in a conference co-organized by Access Info and the Open Society Media Programme on the transparency of media ownership in Europe in Brussels on 24...

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...