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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 and the University of Vienna's Comms Policy Collaborative reap the first benefits from their partnership initiative
posted on 13 September, 2022   (public)
Building strong connections between researchers and regulators for an effective and sustainable regulation The European Platform of Regulatory Authorities (EPRA) and the Comms Policy Collaborative (CPC) in the Department of Communications at the University of...
New EPRA papers on "Minors & advertising" and "Regulation of hate speech on VSP"
posted on 01 September, 2022   (public)
As a result of in-depth exchanges between experts and audiovisual regulators, EPRA publishes papers on two topical issues: Regulating hate speech on VSPs and Protecting minors from harmful online advertising   Based on the idea that a better understanding of the...
At long last! EPRA convenes in Antwerp for 55th meeting
posted on 05 May, 2022   (public)
EPRA meets in Antwerp for the first time in two years to address emerging regulatory challenges and cooperation The final version of the detailed Agenda for the 55th EPRA meeting, which will take place on 11-13 May 2022 in Antwerp, is now available. This closed...

Regulation News

Radio spectrum: European Commission presents HLG Report on future use of UHF band
posted on 03 September, 2014   (public)
Radio spectrum: European Commission presents HLG Report on future use of UHF band On 1 September, Vice-President of the European Commission Neelie Kroes presented a Report by former Commissioner Pascal Lamy on how to use the Ultra High Frequency (UHF) spectrum (the 700...
Ofcom publishes its 11th Communications Market Report
posted on 26 August, 2014   (public)
Ofcom publishes its 11th Communications Market Report Ofcom’s 11th Communications Market Report into the UK’s TV, radio, broadband, telecoms and postal industries, published on 7 August 2014, reveals that a 'millennium generation' of 14 and 15 year olds...
Ofcom fines Discovery Channel £100,000
posted on 16 July, 2014   (public)
Ofcom fines Discovery channel £100,000 On 16 July, Ofcom has fined Discovery Communications Europe Ltd £100,000 for broadcasting unsuitable and violent material on TV before the watershed. Under Ofcom’s Broadcasting Code, all licensees must protect...