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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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Opportunities and challenges for European content services providers in a connected world
posted on 08 March, 2013   (public)
Photo Tamino Petelinšek/STA On the occasion of hosting the BEREC Plenary Meeting in Ljubljana, Slovenia's convergent regulatory authority APEK organised on 6 March 2013 a workshop to address opportunities and challenges for European media services in the...
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.

Regulation News

Media literacy days 2020 in North Macedonia
posted on 19 November, 2020   (public)
"Test every news with no excuse" is motto of event supported by North Macedonian regulator    The second Media Literacy Days (MLD) in the Republic of North Macedonia were held from 26 October to 2 November 2020. They were organized by the Media...
Ofcom (UK): A guide to the new requirements on VSPs
posted on 03 November, 2020   (public)
Ofcom’s approach: providing guidance and engaging with video-sharing platforms The UK Government has transposed the legal framework of the Audiovisual Media Services Directive related to the video-sharing platforms (VSPs) further into Part 4B of the Communications Act...
EU German presidency focus session on Artificial Intelligence and quality journalism: With great potential comes great responsibilities
posted on 09 October, 2020   (public)
Experts emphasise the great benefits of using AI in journalism but highlight the need for heavy investments and an ethics-by-design approach           The last focus session of the German EU Presidency related to Media in the Digital...