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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...

EPRA News

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...
Trust and News: (how) does News and Information Literacy work?
posted on 30 November, 2022   (public)
Video recording and presentations now available!   Fostering a discussion on how different approaches work towards building trust On 4 November 2022, Europe’s media regulators met to mark Global MIL week with a dedicated thematic session: Trust and News: (how)...

Regulation News

New package of EU sanctions targeting Russian state-controlled channels
by Eric Munch (Observer) posted on 07 June, 2022   (public)
EU ban extended to new channels, ban of all means of broadcast and transmission to reduce possibilities of circumvention [ADDENDUM: Important information added on 13 June] The European Commission announced the adoption of its sixth package of sanctions against Russia...
IRIS Special report "Transparency of media ownership"
by Eric Munch (Observer) posted on 14 April, 2022   (public)
Harmonising media ownership transparency currently impossible at EU-level, but transparency a key component in several upcoming EU regulations The European Audiovisual Observatory published an IRIS Special report on 31 March 2022 entitled "Transparency of media...
Council of Europe adopts a recommendation to create a favourable environment for quality journalism
by Eric Munch (Observer) posted on 31 March, 2022   (public)
Sustainable funding, trust built through quality media and media literacy are key to promote quality journalism, recommendation says The Council of Europe has adopted on 17 March 2022 Recommendation CM/Rec(2022)4 of the Committee of Ministers to member States on promoting a...