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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

35th EPRA Meeting in Portorož: detailed agenda
posted on 18 May, 2012   (public)
The 35th EPRA meeting will take place on 30 May - 1st June 2012 in Portorož, Slovenia, at the invitation of the Post and Electronic Communication Agency of the Republic of Slovenia (APEK). About 140 representatives of audiovisual regulatory authorities from over 40 countries...
EPRA-Cullen International Event on Connected TV Highlights Regulatory Challenges
posted on 08 May, 2012   (public)
A landmark EPRA and Cullen International event on the future of television and the regulatory framework required to support connected TV - where TV broadcast services come together with on-demand video and internet services on smart TVs or other devices - was held in Brussels...
EPRA - Cullen International Workshop: Policy and regulatory challenges of Connected TV
posted on 26 March, 2012   (public)
EPRA and Cullen International are jointly organising a workshop on Policy and Regulatory Challenges of Connected TV. On 3 May 2012 EU decision makers, national media regulators and industry stakeholders will gather to discuss the policy and regulatory challenges raised by...

Regulation News

Standard Settings for Media Freedom: European Parliament adopts Resolution
posted on 21 May, 2013   (public)
On 21 May, the European Parliament approved the initiative report of Romanian MEP Renate Weber (PNL, ALDE) on the EU Charter by adopting a resolution on standard settings for media freedom across the EU. The resolution calls on Member States and the Commission to take...
Belgian CSA publishes study on representation of homosexuality in the audiovisual media
posted on 17 May, 2013   (public)
On the occasion of the International Day against Homophobia, the CSA of the French speaking Community of Belgium has published the outcome of its first assessment of stereotypes related to the sexual orientation in radio and TV broadcast content. The CSA has been monitoring...
Accessibility: Ofcom's proposals to improve the quality of subtitling
posted on 17 May, 2013   (public)
On 17 May, Ofcom has published proposals for consultation aimed at improving live subtitling to provide a better viewing experience for people who are deaf and hard-of-hearing in the UK. While pre-prepared subtitling is generally of a good quality, viewers have made clear...