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Independence of NRAs: EPRA highlights Key Developments
posted on 17 July, 2014   (public)
Independence of NRAs: EPRA highlights Key Developments A Working Group on the independence of broadcasting regulators convened on the occasion of the 39th EPRA meeting which took place in Budva, Montenegro, on 4-6 June 2014. The first part of the three-tiered debate focused...
EPRA elects Helena Mandić as Chairwoman; Celene Craig and Juraj Polák join the Executive Board
posted on 16 June, 2014   (public)
EPRA elects Helena Mandić as Chairwoman; Celene Craig and Juraj Polák join the Executive Board By-elections for the positions of EPRA Chairperson and two EPRA Vice-Chairpersons were held at the 39th EPRA meeting in Budva on 6 June 2014. Further to the announcements...
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...

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EPRA and the University of Vienna's Comms Policy Collaborative reap the first benefits from their partnership initiative
posted on 13 September, 2022   (public)
Building strong connections between researchers and regulators for an effective and sustainable regulation The European Platform of Regulatory Authorities (EPRA) and the Comms Policy Collaborative (CPC) in the Department of Communications at the University of...
New EPRA papers on "Minors & advertising" and "Regulation of hate speech on VSP"
posted on 01 September, 2022   (public)
As a result of in-depth exchanges between experts and audiovisual regulators, EPRA publishes papers on two topical issues: Regulating hate speech on VSPs and Protecting minors from harmful online advertising   Based on the idea that a better understanding of the...
At long last! EPRA convenes in Antwerp for 55th meeting
posted on 05 May, 2022   (public)
EPRA meets in Antwerp for the first time in two years to address emerging regulatory challenges and cooperation The final version of the detailed Agenda for the 55th EPRA meeting, which will take place on 11-13 May 2022 in Antwerp, is now available. This closed...

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Over 3,000 on-demand audiovisual media services now on offer in the EU
posted on 16 July, 2014   (public)
Over 3,000 on-demand audiovisual media services now on offer in the EU A new report edited by the European Audiovisual Observatory on On-Demand Audiovisual Markets in the European Union has been published on 10 July by the DG Connect of the European Commission. The report,...
Ofcom fines Discovery Channel £100,000
posted on 16 July, 2014   (public)
Ofcom fines Discovery channel £100,000 On 16 July, Ofcom has fined Discovery Communications Europe Ltd £100,000 for broadcasting unsuitable and violent material on TV before the watershed. Under Ofcom’s Broadcasting Code, all licensees must protect...
Council of Europe regional seminar adopts key indicators on Independence of NRAs
posted on 30 June, 2014   (public)
Conclusions from the Council of Europe Regional Meeting “Defining specific indicators for establishing and monitoring the transparency, responsibility and operational efficiency of media regulatory bodies”, which was held on 4 June 2014 in , Budva, Montenegro,...