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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

Research & Regulators: a comparative overview
posted on 15 July, 2015   (public)
Research & Regulators: a Comparative Overview A comparative overview paper on Research and Regulators has been published on the EPRA website on 13 July 2015. This final output document, authored by Tanja Kerševan Smokvina, AKOS (SI), is based on the outcome of...
The Protection of minors in a converged media environment: Free-to-download IRIS plus Report
posted on 11 June, 2015   (public)
The Protection of minors in a converged media environment: Free-to-download IRIS plus Report The European Audiovisual Observatory has just published an IRIS plus Report on the Protection of minors in a converged media environment as a free-to-download PDF. After some...
Monitoring Media Pluralism - an exercise in futility?
posted on 10 June, 2015   (public)
Monitoring Media Pluralism - an exercise in futility? How to ensure a sustainable ecosystem for media in Europe that is financially viable and offers a plurality and diversity of content was at the centre of the debates at the 41st EPRA Meeting which took place in Berne on...

Regulation News

Media regulatory authorities react to the crisis in Ukraine
posted on 25 February, 2022   (public)
Situation in Ukraine prompts reactions from NRAs across Europe   In reaction to the events unfolding in Ukraine, the Ukrainian regulator, the National Council of Television and Radio Broadcasting (NCTRB) decided on 25 February to suspend...
AI & freedom of expression: OSCE-RFoM releases policy manual
posted on 31 January, 2022   (public)
SAIFE policy manual finds urgent need  to address surveillance-based advertising ecosystem to protect freedom of opinion and expression   On 26 January 2022, the Office of the OSCE Representative of Freedom of the Media (RFoM) released a policy manual, as part of...
Ownership and concentration: European Audiovisual Observatory releases report on top players in the European AV industry
posted on 31 January, 2022   (public)
Report highlights: SVOD the most concentrated AV market in terms of subscriptions; PSBs account for one third of global viewing consumption   On 18 January 2022, the European Audiovisual Observatory (EAO) released a report on “Top players in the European audiovisual...