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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 and its role at the centre of discussions at the MEDIADEM conference - update
posted on 08 February, 2013   (public)
[updated news item of 27 February with link to detailed report on the conference presentations] (c) Photo courtesy of Mediadem Together with the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy and the Association of European Journalists, EPRA co-organised a public...

EPRA News

Public Service Media and Democracy - EPRA participates in EBU/CoE conference in Prague
posted on 18 November, 2016   (public)
Public Service Media and Democracy - EPRA participates in EBU/CoE conference in Prague On 10 and 11 November 2016, the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), the Council of Europe and its Parliamentary Assembly (PACE), the Czech Parliament and Czech TV organised an...
EPRA Work Programme 2017: Call for topics
by Eric Munch (Observer) 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
by Eric Munch (Observer) 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...

Regulation News

New package of EU sanctions targeting Russian state-controlled channels
by Eric Munch (Observer) posted on 07 June, 2022   (public)
EU ban extended to new channels, ban of all means of broadcast and transmission to reduce possibilities of circumvention [ADDENDUM: Important information added on 13 June] The European Commission announced the adoption of its sixth package of sanctions against Russia...
IRIS Special report "Transparency of media ownership"
by Eric Munch (Observer) 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
by Eric Munch (Observer) 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...