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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 publishes comparative paper on public service content in the digital age: the role of regulators
posted on 02 April, 2019   (public)
Paper highlights trend towards reinforced powers of independent NRAs with regard to the assessment of PSM performance On 2 April 2019, EPRA published the final version of a comparative background document titled "Public service and public interest content in the...
EPRA Chairperson's Report for 2018
posted on 01 April, 2019   (public)
Assessing progress against EPRA's strategic goals and objectives The meeting of the EPRA Executive Board on 1 February 2019 in Munich was the occasion to adopt the EPRA Annual Work Programme, which lays out EPRA’s priorities and anticipated work for 2019.  It...
European Media Literacy week: EPRA highlights essential role that independent regulators can play
posted on 25 March, 2019   (public)
EPRA represented in European Commission and Council of Europe MIL events The goal of the first European Media Literacy Week was to raise awareness of the importance of media literacy across Europe and to highlight different existing initiatives, in particular those at regional...

Regulation News

Update on diversity and gender equality: three reports and a workshop
posted on 24 November, 2020   (public)
Still a long way to go At a time when democracy is facing significant challenges in Europe and levels of trust in media sources vary greatly at the country level, the topic of diversity and gender equality, enhanced by recent social movements, remains more important than...
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...