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EPRA Elections: Helena Mandić becomes chairperson; Mari Velsand joins re-elected executive board
posted on 03 June, 2019   (public)
Continuity and change on EPRA's Executive Board Elections of the entire EPRA Executive Board took place during the 49th EPRA meeting in Sarajevo on 31 May 2019. The Assembly of EPRA members unanimously elected Helena Mandić, Director of Broadcasting at the Communications...
Executive Board adopts EPRA's new Work Programme
posted on 25 February, 2019   (public)
An practically-oriented, relevant and forward-looking programme for 2019 The Annual Work Programme, which lays out EPRA’s priorities and anticipated work for 2019, has been drafted by assembling member authorities’ suggestions collected further to a call for...
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...

EPRA News

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

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...
The Dutch Media Monitor: Key trends from the 2023 report
posted on 06 November, 2023   (public)
The Dutch Media Monitor 2023: Gap in media use between generations widening On 31 October 2023, the Dutch Media Authority, the Commissariaat voor de Media (CvdM), has published its annual Media Monitor. Within the Media Monitor, the CvdM closely...
UK: The Online Safety Act is now law; Ofcom’s powers as online safety regulator have officially commenced
posted on 03 November, 2023   (public)
Ofcom publishes implementation roadmap outlining its systemic approach News item updated with link to consultation on illegal harms On 26 October 2023, the Online Safety Bill, which aims to establish a new regulatory regime to address illegal and harmful content...