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EPRA Annual Work Programme 2014 adopted
posted on 24 February, 2014   (public)
EPRA Annual Work Programme 2014 adopted Further to a two-month consultation phase, the EPRA Executive Board adopted the EPRA Work programme 2014 on 14 February in London. EPRA’s annual Work Programme aims to enhance transparency for members and external stakeholders of...
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...

EPRA News

Autumn session: the new EPRA podcast on media plurality in the age of algorithms (Ep. 2) is out!
posted on 12 November, 2020   (public)
Transparency and trust in the age of algorithms: the new EPRA podcast explores the user's perspective   EPRA is very pleased to share with you its second podcast featuring the topical challenge of how to ensure plurality in the age of algorithms.   ...
Media literacy networks: watch the EPRA online roundtables
posted on 04 November, 2020   (public)
From the creation to the evaluation of a media literacy network: catch up with the EPRA online roundtables   In the course of September and October, EPRA conducted a series of online roundtable meetings entitled 'Media Literacy networks: Learning from each other...
Maria Donde elected Chair of the Council of Europe Committee of Experts on Media Environment and Reform (MSI-REF)
posted on 06 October, 2020   (public)
Social networks, election communication and public interest content are key issues on the agenda of MSI-REF On 23-24 September 2020, the Committee of Experts on Media Environment and Reform (MSI-REF) of the Council of Europe held its first meeting to discuss and exchange on...

Regulation News

A new chairperson and two new members for the French CSA
posted on 24 January, 2013   (public)
Mr Olivier Schrameck has officially been appointed as chairman of the French regulatory authority, the Conseil supérieur de l'audiovisuel (CSA), as of 24 January 2013. He was nominated by French President François Hollande and replaces Michel Boyon for a 6...
High Level Group reports on Media Pluralism
posted on 23 January, 2013   (public)
On 21 January 2013, the High Level Group on Media Freedom on Pluralism convened by the European Commission delivered a 51 page report entitled A free and pluralistic media to sustain European democracy. On the basis of hearings and the analysis of recent research and studies...
Protection of minors on VOD: Ofcom fines Playboy
posted on 16 January, 2013   (public)
On 16 January 2013, Ofcom imposed a fine of £100,000 on the service provider Playboy TV/Benelux Limited for failing to protect children from potentially harmful pornographic material. Two on demand programme services (ODPS) owned by Playboy (Playboy TV and Demand Adult)...