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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

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...
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...

Regulation News

ECHR rules that ban on paid political advertising in the UK justified
posted on 23 April, 2013   (public)
The European Court of Human Rights held on 22 April 2013, by nine votes to eight, that there was no violation of Article 10 (freedom of expression) of the European Convention on Human Rights in the case of Animal Defenders International v. the United Kingdom. The case...
Irish BAI launches Code of Fairness, Objectivity and Impartiality in News and Current Affairs
posted on 12 April, 2013   (public)
The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has launched on 9 April 2013 a Code of Fairness, Objectivity and Impartiality in News and Current Affairs. The Broadcasting Act 2009 requires broadcasters to ensure that all news broadcast is presented in an objective and impartial...
Ofcom publishes updated rules on party political and referendum broadcasts
posted on 02 April, 2013   (public)
On 21 March 2013, Ofcom published updated rules on party political and referendum broadcasts (PPRB Rules). The revision of the rules was preceded by a consultation carried out by Ofcom between November 2012 and January 2013. The review of the PPRB Rules was related to recent...