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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...

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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...

Regulation News

Commission asks ECJ to fine Poland for not fully implementing AVMS Directive
posted on 21 June, 2012   (public)
European Commission has decided to refer Poland to the European Court of Justice for failing to fully implement the Audiovisual Media Services Directive. Poland has partially implemented the Directive but not the provisions concerning on-demand services. The Commission...
Measuring Plurality across platforms: Ofcom report
posted on 19 June, 2012   (public)
In October 2011, the Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport asked Ofcom to provide advice on the feasibility of measuring media plurality across platforms. On 19 June 2012, Ofcom published a report  giving an answer to the five questions raised by...
Compensation for the use of short extracts - ECJ
posted on 19 June, 2012   (public)
The Advocate General of the European Court of Justice, Mr. Yves Bot, issued on June 12 a legal opinion in the case Sky Österreich GmbH v Österreichischer Rundfunk (ORF). The case concerns compensation payable by Austrian public broadcaster ORF to the holder of...