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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...
Independence of NRAs: EPRA highlights Key Developments
posted on 17 July, 2014   (public)
Independence of NRAs: EPRA highlights Key Developments A Working Group on the independence of broadcasting regulators convened on the occasion of the 39th EPRA meeting which took place in Budva, Montenegro, on 4-6 June 2014. The first part of the three-tiered debate focused...
EPRA elects Helena Mandić as Chairwoman; Celene Craig and Juraj Polák join the Executive Board
posted on 16 June, 2014   (public)
EPRA elects Helena Mandić as Chairwoman; Celene Craig and Juraj Polák join the Executive Board By-elections for the positions of EPRA Chairperson and two EPRA Vice-Chairpersons were held at the 39th EPRA meeting in Budva on 6 June 2014. Further to the announcements...

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EPRA Chairman joins IIC discussion on challenges raised by connected devices
posted on 16 October, 2013   (public)
EPRA Chairman joins IIC discussion on challenges raised by connected devices EPRA Chairman Jean-François Furnémont participated as a speaker in the annual conference of the International Institute of Communications (IIC) which was held in London on 9-10 October...
Transparency of media ownership: what role for regulators?
posted on 26 September, 2013   (public)
Transparency of media ownership: what role for regulators? EPRA Chairman Jean-François Furnémont participated in a conference co-organized by Access Info and the Open Society Media Programme on the transparency of media ownership in Europe in Brussels on 24...
EPRA Chairman joins discussion on financing and governance of public service media
posted on 20 September, 2013   (public)
Jean-François Furnémont, Chairman of EPRA, participated in a seminar on the financing and governance of public service broadcasters. The seminar took place on 11 September in Brussels and was organised by Cullen International. The seminar provided a platform...

Regulation News

Two European Court of Human Rights' decisions on pluralism & political programmes on public service media
posted on 13 September, 2021   (public)
The Court recalls the crucial role of pluralism and takes the evolution of the Italian public broadcaster practice into account On 31 August 2021, in two cases - Associazione Politica Nazionale Lista Marco Pannella v. Italy (application no. 66984/14) and in ...
European works & financial contribution: focus on the recently published French Decree
posted on 07 September, 2021   (public)
An ambitious and complex set of rules to promote European and original French-language works in the hands of the CSA Stemming from Article 13 of the Audiovisual Media Services Directive and following the transposition, a French Decree sets out (since 1st July) the new rules...
Discoverability of general interest content: German media regulators publish call for application
posted on 06 September, 2021   (public)
Implementing new provisions to strengthen plurality and take into account the increasing importance of findability in an online environment   On 1st September 2021, the German Regulatory Authorities (“Die Medienanstalten”) issued a call for application for the...