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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

Updated EPRA list on Media Legislation in Europe
posted on 10 March, 2014   (public)
Updated EPRA list of Media Legislation in Europe We are pleased to let you know that the most visited section of the EPRA website - Media Legislation - has recently been updated taking into account the latest legislative changes in the field of broadcasting in the EPRA...
EPRA spring meeting in Budva rescheduled
posted on 09 January, 2014   (public)
EPRA spring meeting in Budva rescheduled Owing to certain technical and logistical problems which are completely beyond the control of our hosts of the Agency for Electronic Media of Montenegro, the 39th EPRA meeting which was originally planned for 28-30 May needs to be...
Are current audiovisual models future-proof? EPRA joins French Parliamentary Conference
posted on 25 October, 2013   (public)
EPRA Chairman joins French Parliamentary Conference on the future of current audiovisual models Jean-François Furnémont represented EPRA at the first meeting of the Rencontres parlementaires sur l’audiovisuel, initiated by Madame Catherine Morin-Desailly,...

Regulation News

Ofcom’s Digital Radio Report 2012
posted on 18 October, 2012   (public)
On 17 October 2012, Ofcom published its Digital Radio Report 2012. Following the Government’s Digital Radio Action Plan launched in July 2010, Ofcom was requested to report annually on the availability and take-up of digital radio services. The Action Plan set the...
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...
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...