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A brand new EPRA Board based on continuity and experience
posted on 19 May, 2015   (public)
EPRA elects Celene Craig as Chairperson; Johanna Fell joins the Executive Board: A brand new EPRA Board based on continuity and experience Elections for the entire EPRA Executive Board (one Chairperson and up to a maximum of four Vice-Chairpersons) were held at the EPRA...
EPRA Work Programme 2015 adopted
posted on 10 February, 2015   (public)
EPRA Work Programme 2015 adopted Further to a two-month consultation phase, the EPRA executive Board approved the final Work Programme on 30 January in Sarajevo. EPRA’s annual Work Programme aims to enhance transparency for members and external stakeholders of...
Media Literacy: an increasingly important duty for regulators - Update
posted on 08 September, 2014   (public)
Media  Literacy: an increasingly important duty for  regulators [Updated news item with a link to the Turkish presentation] During the 39th EPRA meeting in Budva (Montenegro), a working group entitled "Empowering Users: Focus on Media Literacy" met on 8...

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Last chance to comment on EPRA's draft three-year organisational Strategy
posted on 04 July, 2016   (public)
Last chance to comment on EPRA's draft three-year organisational Strategy On 7 June, EPRA's Executive Board launched a Consultation with members and stakeholders on a draft three-year organisational Strategy for EPRA. The deadline for submitting responses is...
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...

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...