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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

Researching media literacy: EPRA Media Literacy Taskforce issues guidance
posted on 09 September, 2019   (public)
Media Literacy being an ever-changing process that requires constant reflection and adaptations, it is crucial that those interested in media literacy regularly conduct research into the subject  Following the work of the EPRA Media Literacy Taskforce...
EPRA meets in Sarajevo to address key challenges for audiovisual regulation
posted on 27 May, 2019   (public)
Online harms a key focus on the agenda of EPRA´s 49th meeting The detailed Agenda for the 49th EPRA meeting, which will take place on 29-31 May in Sarajevo, is now available. This closed event, hosted by CRA, the converged regulatory authority in Bosnia Herzegovina, will...
EPRA publishes comparative paper on public service content in the digital age: the role of regulators
posted on 02 April, 2019   (public)
Paper highlights trend towards reinforced powers of independent NRAs with regard to the assessment of PSM performance On 2 April 2019, EPRA published the final version of a comparative background document titled "Public service and public interest content in the...

Regulation News

Report of the EU Media Futures Forum
posted on 20 September, 2012   (public)
On 20 September 2012, the EU Media Futures Forum, commissioned by Neelie Kroes, Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for the Digital Agenda, released its final report on trends, opportunities and challenges in the media sector. This report complements the...
Community Media: Czech Regulator opens a public debate
posted on 19 September, 2012   (public)
The Council for Radio and Television Broadcasting, the Czech regulatory authority, recently opened a public debate on Community Media by commissioning a report mapping out the possibilities for introducing "Third Sector" (non-profit) media in the Czech Republic. ...
Ofcom awards first local TV licences
posted on 13 September, 2012   (public)
On 12 September 2012, Ofcom (UK) awarded the first licences to run local TV services on DTT in Brighton and Grimsby. This was done following new legislation which enabled Ofcom to issue local TV licences. Local TV has been previously licensed on a limited basis by the...