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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...

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EPRA and EAO organise panel on regulation of new media services
posted on 27 February, 2013   (public)
[News item updated on 6 March with links to the presentations of EPRA Chairman Jean-François Furnémont, and Susanne Nikoltchev, Head of the Department for Legal Information of the European Audiovisual Observatory] On the occasion of OSCE’s conference...
Media legislation update
posted on 19 September, 2012   (public)
The most visited section of the EPRA website - Media Legislation - has been updated. There you will find links to the main national broadcasting laws and other information related to media regulation in 47 European countries.
EPRA Chairman to speak at EFAD meeting
posted on 17 September, 2012   (public)
EPRA Chairman Jean-François Furnémont will attend a meeting of the European Film Agency Directors (EFAD) in San Sebastian, Spain on 24 September 2012. On this occasion, he will give a speech on the promotion of European works on non-linear services. The EFAD...

Regulation News

On-demand services: Ofcom publishes consumer research results
posted on 23 October, 2012   (public)
Ofcom published results of the consumer research commissioned from the Essential Research Ltd on 23 October. The aim of the research was to explore consumer attitudes and behaviour in relation to on-demand audiovisual services and to help Ofcom understand which services are...
Digital Radio - Outcome of French consultation on standards for digital terrrestrial radio
posted on 22 October, 2012   (public)
Following a public consultation on standards for digital radio launched in April 2012 to seek the views of stakeholders, the French Minister of Culture and Communication published a summary of the responses to the consultation on 11 October 2012. The consultation...
ATVOD’s submissions concerning protection of minors on VOD and media convergence
posted on 19 October, 2012   (public)
On 17 October 2012, the Authority for Television On Demand (ATVOD), which is the independent co-regulator for the editorial content of VOD services in UK, published its submissions to the consultation by the UK Council for Child Internet Safety on parental controls and to the...