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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 Edinburgh: Detailed Agenda & Speaker Line-up
posted on 10 May, 2017   (public)
EPRA Edinburgh: Detailed Agenda & Speaker Line-up   The final detailed Agenda for the 45th EPRA meeting, which will take place on 17-19 May in Edinburgh is now available. The conference, hosted by Ofcom, the convergent communications regulator in the UK, will gather...
EPRA Website - Technical update
posted on 06 March, 2017   (public)
EPRA Website - Technical update You  may have noticed that the EPRA Website looks a little bit different today. The reason for this is a technical update of our Web Application (Ruby on Rails). After 5 years, some technical features were not supported any more and had to...
EPRA Chairperson's Report for 2016
posted on 06 February, 2017   (public)
EPRA Chairperson's Report for 2016 The meeting of the EPRA Executive Board on 27 January 2017 in Brussels was the occasion to adopt the EPRA Annual Work Programme, which lays out EPRA’s priorities and anticipated work for 2017.  It also provided an...

Regulation News

Ofcom (UK): A guide to the new requirements on VSPs
posted on 03 November, 2020   (public)
Ofcom’s approach: providing guidance and engaging with video-sharing platforms The UK Government has transposed the legal framework of the Audiovisual Media Services Directive related to the video-sharing platforms (VSPs) further into Part 4B of the Communications Act...
EU German presidency focus session on Artificial Intelligence and quality journalism: With great potential comes great responsibilities
posted on 09 October, 2020   (public)
Experts emphasise the great benefits of using AI in journalism but highlight the need for heavy investments and an ethics-by-design approach           The last focus session of the German EU Presidency related to Media in the Digital...
Spanish CNMC launches public consultation on the application of audiovisual regulation to media service providers supported on VSPs
posted on 08 October, 2020   (public)
Public consultation on the application of the Spanish audiovisual framework to media service providers supported on video-sharing platforms On 1 October 2020, CNMC, the Spanish converged regulator, launched a public consultation on the application of the Spanish audiovisual...