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European media regulators meet in Vilnius to address challenges of pluralism in the new media environment
posted on 10 October, 2013   (public)
European media regulators meet in Vilnius to address challenges of pluralism in the new media environment For the first time integrated in the programme of the EU Presidency, the European Platform of Regulatory Authorities (EPRA) met in the Lithuanian capital to discuss...
Susanne Nikoltchev elected Director of the European Audiovisual Observatory
posted on 28 June, 2013   (public)
Susanne Nikoltchev elected Director of the European Audiovisual Observatory The European Audiovisual Observatory, which is an enlarged partial agreement of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg has a new Director as of the 1st of July 2013. Dr. Susanne Nikoltchev, currently...
A new Executive Board for EPRA
posted on 16 May, 2013   (public)
EPRA re-elects Jean-François Furnémont as Chairman; Helena Mandić joins the Executive Board (c) Picture Courtesy National Broadcasting Council of Poland Elections for the entire EPRA Executive Board were held at the 37th EPRA meeting in Kraków on 10...

EPRA News

EPRA consults on revised three-year Strategy
posted on 30 July, 2020   (public)
Have your say on EPRA's revised Strategy for the next three years The Executive Board is opening a new consultation on a revised three-year Strategy document. The pandemic of Covid-19 that struck in March this year has brought an unprecedented crisis with long-lasting...
Media plurality in the age of algorithms: first EPRA podcast released
posted on 09 July, 2020   (public)
What is media plurality, and what are the conditions and risks for media plurality in the age of algorithms? Be sure to tune in to this timely conversation with key experts     As was announced last week, the EPRA team has replaced the planned panel...
51st EPRA meeting in Antwerp cancelled
posted on 24 March, 2020   (public)
Format and content to be adapted and provided in alternative ways Owing to the situation in Europe regarding the outbreak of Covid-19, the Executive Board, with deep regret, took a unanimous decision to cancel the 51st EPRA meeting which was due to take place on 13-15 May 2020...

Regulation News

Loudness on TV: Catalan Regulator takes steps
posted on 17 October, 2012   (public)
In line with the recent trend towards loudness normalization in several European countries, the Catalan Audiovisual Council (CAC) has recently been tackling the issue of sudden changes in volume on television during advertising breaks further to complaints from the public. A...
Irish BAI signals new rules for advertising of food and drink in children’s programmes
posted on 16 October, 2012   (public)
The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) announced on October 12 the outcomes of a public consultation launched in March 2012 on a Draft Children’s Commercial Communications Code and a Draft General Commercial Communications Code. The Draft Codes concern regulatory...
Creation of a new regulatory authority in Luxembourg: Draft Law
posted on 16 October, 2012   (public)
On 15 October 2012, Luxembourg's Minister for Communication and Media, Mr. François Biltgen, announced a - long awaited - reform of media law and the creation of the Independent Audiovisual Authority of Luxembourg (l’Autorité luxembourgeoise...