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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

Newly established EPRA MIL Taskforce publishes guidance document
posted on 11 June, 2018   (public)
Top Tips on how to set up a national Media Literacy Network A new Taskforce for Media Literacy, established by EPRA, met for the first time on the eve of the 47th EPRA meeting which took place on 23-24 May 2018 in Luxembourg. Delegates from 22 EPRA members have already joined...
EPRA to convene in Luxembourg for its 47th Meeting
posted on 15 May, 2018   (public)
Key challenges for democracy will feature on EPRA's agenda The detailed Agenda for the 47th EPRA meeting, which will take place on 23-25 May in Luxembourg, is now available. This closed event, hosted by ALIA, the audiovisual regulatory authority in Luxembourg, will gather...
Chairperson's Report for 2017
posted on 02 March, 2018   (public)
Assessing progress against EPRA's strategic goals and objectives The meeting of the EPRA Executive Board on 2 February 2018 in Munich was the occasion to adopt the EPRA Annual Work Programme, which lays out EPRA’s priorities and anticipated work for 2018.  It...

Regulation News

Ofcom awards first local TV licences
posted on 13 September, 2012   (public)
On 12 September 2012, Ofcom (UK) awarded the first licences to run local TV services on DTT in Brighton and Grimsby. This was done following new legislation which enabled Ofcom to issue local TV licences. Local TV has been previously licensed on a limited basis by the...
Loudness on TV: French CSA report
posted on 06 September, 2012   (public)
On 5 September 2012, the French regulator CSA published its first report to Parliament on loudness levels on television. This report derives from Article 177 of Law No. 2010-788 of 12 July 2010, which requires that channels ensure an equal loudness level during...
New President and new Board for the Italian AGCOM
posted on 26 July, 2012   (public)
The constitutive meeting of the new Board of the AGCOM, the Italian regulator in charge of broadcasting and telecommunications, took place on 26 July 2012 at the authority's headquarters in Naples. The new President is Angelo Marcello Cardani who replaces Corrado...