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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

EPRA back in Bratislava for 48th Meeting
posted on 16 October, 2018   (public)
On the eve of AVMSD adoption, the need for increased cooperation between AV regulators and enhanced EPRA-ERGA synergy were deemed crucial 18 years after first convening in the Slovak capital, EPRA was back in Bratislava, on 10-12 October 2018, to hold its 48th meeting at the...
EPRA to hire Administrative Assistant to reinforce its permanent Secretariat
posted on 03 September, 2018   (public)
EPRA Assistant Recruitment: publication of  vacancy notice EPRA is currently looking to hire a full-time Administrative Assistant to reinforce its permanent Secretariat based in Strasbourg. The position is at grade B4 of the Council of Europe The process is ongoing in...
EPRA meeting in Luxembourg: sharing key findings
posted on 10 July, 2018   (public)
The 47th EPRA meeting took place on 23-25 May at the invitation of ALIA, the broadcasting regulatory authority  of Luxembourg. The event gathered 157 delegates representing 49 member authorities. ©Photo Courtesy of ALIA The plenary sessions focused on key challenges...

Regulation News

Refusal to investigate hate speech comments: ECHR condemns Lithuania
posted on 20 January, 2020   (public)
The European Court of Human Rights held that the discriminatory attitude of the Lithuanian justice authorities deprived the applicants of their right to an effective remedy   The facts: In 2014, two young men posted on Facebook a photograph of them kissing.  The...
Blocking access to content previously declared unlawful: a new obligation for online platforms?
posted on 15 January, 2020   (public)
The well-established principle of host providers' limited liability is in the hot seat As enshrined in the Directive on Electronic Commerce of the European Parliament and of the Council of 8 June 2000, the host service provider cannot be liable for the content stored...
Measuring the impact of YouTube's recommendation algorithm on information diversity and pluralism: French CSA publishes empirical study (available in French and English)
posted on 03 December, 2019   (public)
YouTube's algorithm appears to rely more on keywords attached to a video than on its success Do video-sharing platforms offer a pluralistic information space for citizens? This is the question that the French Conseil supérieur de l'audiovisuel (CSA) raised in a...