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EPRA Annual Work Programme 2014 adopted
posted on 24 February, 2014   (public)
EPRA Annual Work Programme 2014 adopted Further to a two-month consultation phase, the EPRA Executive Board adopted the EPRA Work programme 2014 on 14 February in London. EPRA’s annual Work Programme aims to enhance transparency for members and external stakeholders of...
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...

EPRA News

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...
Vilnius EPRA Meeting: the Supervision of new Media at the centre of the debates
posted on 28 August, 2013   (public)
Vilnius EPRA meeting: the supervision of new media at the centre of the debates The 38th EPRA meeting will take place in Vilnius, Lithuania, on 2-4 October 2013 at the invitation of the Radio and Television Commission of Lithuania. On this occasion, about 150 delegates from...

Regulation News

Update on media freedom issues: new report of the OSCE - RFOM
posted on 20 June, 2013   (public)
The OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, Dunja Mijatović, delivered her regular report on the status of media freedom within the OSCE region to the OSCE Permanent Council on 13 juin 2013, three months after she was re-elected for a second mandate. The 36 pages report,...
Macedonia completes analogue terrestrial switch off
posted on 20 June, 2013   (public)
As planned, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia switched off the analog terrestrial television signal on 31 May 2013, at midnight after a five-year period of simulcasting. The two regulatory authorities in charge, the Broadcasting Council and the Agency for Electronic...
Irish BAI issues revised Rules on Food Advertising to Children
posted on 07 June, 2013   (public)
The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has issued on 4th June 2013 revised versions of its General and Children’s Commercial Communications Codes. The Codes have been updated to include rules on commercial communications for High Fat, Salt and Sugar (HFSS) food...