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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

Dis/misinformation, plurality & trust: summary of the EPRA thematic plenary session (56th EPRA meeting)
posted on 19 January, 2023   (public)
EPRA session addresses the effects of perceived disinformation, the impact of media polarisation and the role of regulators Dis/misinformation, plurality and trust are topical themes underpinning European media legislation. On 13 October 2022, on the...
EPRA consults on draft Work Programme for 2023
posted on 03 January, 2023   (public)
Have your say on the draft EPRA Work Programme for 2023 Based on the answers of EPRA members to a call for inputs issued in November, the EPRA Executive Board has elaborated the draft 2023 annual Work Programme. In line with the EPRA Strategy 2021-2023, the main objective...
Trust and News: (how) does News and Information Literacy work?
posted on 30 November, 2022   (public)
Video recording and presentations now available!   Fostering a discussion on how different approaches work towards building trust On 4 November 2022, Europe’s media regulators met to mark Global MIL week with a dedicated thematic session: Trust and News: (how)...

Regulation News

Protection of minors in Romania: CNA launches public hotline
posted on 21 March, 2013   (public)
The National Audiovisual Council of Romania (NAC) launched a new public hotline number where cases of violation of the protection of minors in the field of television broadcasting may be reported. The free of charge hotline was launched as a result of a debate organised by...
DTT in Europe in 2012: Trends and Developments
posted on 12 March, 2013   (public)
the European Audiovisual Observatory, based on figures from the Yearbook 2012 and the MAVISE database, has published a press release highlighting the salient trends and developments of digital terrestrial television in Europe in 2012. According to the Observatory: 22 - out...
Live Internet streaming of free-to-air channels may be prohibited: CJEU Judgment
posted on 10 March, 2013   (public)
Further to a request for a preliminary ruling on the interpretation of Directive 2001/29/EC on the harmonisation of certain aspects of copyright and related rights in the information society, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) held on 7 March 2013 that TV...