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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...

EPRA News

Transparency of media ownership: what role for regulators?
posted on 26 September, 2013   (public)
Transparency of media ownership: what role for regulators? EPRA Chairman Jean-François Furnémont participated in a conference co-organized by Access Info and the Open Society Media Programme on the transparency of media ownership in Europe in Brussels on 24...
EPRA Chairman joins discussion on financing and governance of public service media
posted on 20 September, 2013   (public)
Jean-François Furnémont, Chairman of EPRA, participated in a seminar on the financing and governance of public service broadcasters. The seminar took place on 11 September in Brussels and was organised by Cullen International. The seminar provided a platform...
Vilnius EPRA Meeting: the Supervision of new Media at the centre of the debates
posted on 28 August, 2013   (public)
Vilnius EPRA meeting: the supervision of new media at the centre of the debates The 38th EPRA meeting will take place in Vilnius, Lithuania, on 2-4 October 2013 at the invitation of the Radio and Television Commission of Lithuania. On this occasion, about 150 delegates from...

Regulation News

Regulators' Responses to the HLG Report on Media Freedom and Pluralism
posted on 15 October, 2013   (public)
Regulators' Responses to the HLG Report on Media Freedom and Pluralism The Public Consultation on the Independent Report from the High level Group (HLG) on Media Freedom and Pluralism launched by the European Commission in March closed at the end of June 2013. The...
Ofcom reports on disabled consumers’ use of communications services
posted on 26 September, 2013   (public)
Ofcom has published its most comprehensive study into disabled consumers’ use of communications services. The research shows that younger disabled people are taking advantage of the benefits of being online. Among the youngest age group (15-34), levels of internet...
Digital Radio: Ofcom unveils 2013 Report
posted on 25 September, 2013   (public)
On 25 September Ofcom has published its Digital Radio Report for 2013 as part of the Digital Radio Action Plan announced by the Government in July 2010. In the report ‘digital radio’ is used in its broadest sense to include all platforms and technologies that...