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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 Work Programme 2017: Call for topics
posted on 17 November, 2016   (public)
EPRA Work Programme 2017: Call for topics In accordance with our Strategy commitment to consider our members’ needs and interests in all aspects of our work, we would like to warmly encourage you all to respond to our call for topics for the EPRA Work programme...
EPRA meets in Yerevan for its 44th Meeting
posted on 17 October, 2016   (public)
EPRA meets in Yerevan for its 44th Meeting The 44th EPRA Meeting in Yerevan is starting on 19 October 2016. During two days, 126 representatives of 42 regulatory authorities from 40 countries and other media experts will discuss the current issues of audiovisual media...
Last chance to comment on EPRA's draft three-year organisational Strategy
posted on 04 July, 2016   (public)
Last chance to comment on EPRA's draft three-year organisational Strategy On 7 June, EPRA's Executive Board launched a Consultation with members and stakeholders on a draft three-year organisational Strategy for EPRA. The deadline for submitting responses is...

Regulation News

IRIS Special report "Transparency of media ownership"
posted on 14 April, 2022   (public)
Harmonising media ownership transparency currently impossible at EU-level, but transparency a key component in several upcoming EU regulations The European Audiovisual Observatory published an IRIS Special report on 31 March 2022 entitled "Transparency of media...
Council of Europe adopts a recommendation to create a favourable environment for quality journalism
posted on 31 March, 2022   (public)
Sustainable funding, trust built through quality media and media literacy are key to promote quality journalism, recommendation says The Council of Europe has adopted on 17 March 2022 Recommendation CM/Rec(2022)4 of the Committee of Ministers to member States on promoting a...
The Swedish Media Council has a new director
posted on 24 March, 2022   (public)
New Acting Director for the SMC, pending decision on a potential merger with the Swedish Press, Radio and Television Authority Kalevi Pitkänen will succeed Anette Novak as Director of the Swedish Media Council (SMC), effective 1 April 2022, following her appointment as...