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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

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...
The Protection of minors in a converged media environment: Free-to-download IRIS plus Report
posted on 11 June, 2015   (public)
The Protection of minors in a converged media environment: Free-to-download IRIS plus Report The European Audiovisual Observatory has just published an IRIS plus Report on the Protection of minors in a converged media environment as a free-to-download PDF. After some...

Regulation News

Covid-19 and gender equality: analysis of the CSA (FR) and the CAC (ES)
posted on 20 August, 2020   (public)
An under-representation of women on-screen reflecting today´s society The French Conseil supérieur de l'audiovisuel (CSA) and the Catalan Audiovisual Council (CAC), have both released a report focused on gender equality issues during the Covid-19...
Self-regulation in Ukraine: joint agreements to protect children
posted on 04 August, 2020   (public)
A joint working group with the industry and the public to develop self-regulatory broadcasting rules Since 2014, the National Council of TV and Radio Broadcasting (NCTR) has undertaken initiatives aimed at encouraging the development of broadcasting standards in Ukraine. In...
Data protection: European Court of Justice invalidates Privacy Shield agreement
posted on 03 August, 2020   (public)
News Focus: THE FULL PICTURE - Understanding Adjacent Regulatory sectors US legal system does not provide effective judicial protection On 16 July 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) invalidated the Privacy Shield agreement which had been in...