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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...

EPRA News

EPRA/Cullen International joint event in Brussels - Summary & highlights
posted on 11 April, 2023   (public)
A timely and stimulating event highlighting the role of financing schemes and regulation to support the production and sustainability of quality media content  NEW (13 June 2023): Link to podcast added   On 29 March 2023, EPRA organised a landmark...
Dis/misinformation, plurality & trust: summary of the EPRA thematic plenary session (56th EPRA meeting)
posted on 19 January, 2023   (public)
EPRA session addresses the effects of perceived disinformation, the impact of media polarisation and the role of regulators Dis/misinformation, plurality and trust are topical themes underpinning European media legislation. On 13 October 2022, on the...
EPRA consults on draft Work Programme for 2023
posted on 03 January, 2023   (public)
Have your say on the draft EPRA Work Programme for 2023 Based on the answers of EPRA members to a call for inputs issued in November, the EPRA Executive Board has elaborated the draft 2023 annual Work Programme. In line with the EPRA Strategy 2021-2023, the main objective...

Regulation News

A new Code of Programme Standards for the BAI
posted on 29 January, 2015   (public)
A new Code of Programme Standards for the BAI The Broadcasting Act 2009 requires the Irish regulator, the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI), to prepare codes and rules, and to review the effect of such codes and rules in accordance within specified timeframes....
Protection of Minors: Norway adopts platform independent legislation
posted on 06 January, 2015   (public)
Protection of Minors: Norway adopts platform independent legislation During a second reading which took place on 15 December 2014, the Norwegian Parliament adopted a new law on the protection of minors against harmful content in audiovisual programmes. The Ministry of...
Digital Radio Switchover envisaged for 2024 in Switzerland
posted on 16 December, 2014   (public)
Digital Radio Switchover envisaged for 2024 in Switzerland By 2024 all radio programme services are to be broadcast only digitally in Switzerland, mainly on DAB+ platforms. This is the goal of the radio industry, which will cease analogue VHF (FM) broadcasting of its...