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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 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

OFCOM-Switzerland: Susanne Marxer appointed new head of Media division
posted on 02 October, 2020   (public)
On 1 October 2020, the President of the Swiss Confederation, Simonetta Sommaruga, appointed Susanne Marxer as Deputy Director and Head of the Media Division of the Federal Office of Communications (OFCOM).   Picture courtesy © OFCOM-CH The 56-year-old lawyer will...
MK: New study on pluralism of media ownership
posted on 28 September, 2020   (public)
The future of the media ownership legal framework: more flexibility for more sustainability? The  Agency for Audio and Audiovisual Media Services, the regulatory authority of North Macedonia, published a study titled "Pluralism of media ownership in the new media...
Visions of a coherent EU Information and Media Order: Key Findings of EU Presidency webinar
posted on 23 September, 2020   (public)
Session highlights great complexity of European regulatory framework impacting the media, calls for more coherence and for systematically taking media freedom into account  The first focus session of the German EU Presidency, titled "Visions of a coherent...