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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

Updated EPRA list on Media Legislation in Europe
posted on 10 March, 2014   (public)
Updated EPRA list of Media Legislation in Europe We are pleased to let you know that the most visited section of the EPRA website - Media Legislation - has recently been updated taking into account the latest legislative changes in the field of broadcasting in the EPRA...
EPRA spring meeting in Budva rescheduled
posted on 09 January, 2014   (public)
EPRA spring meeting in Budva rescheduled Owing to certain technical and logistical problems which are completely beyond the control of our hosts of the Agency for Electronic Media of Montenegro, the 39th EPRA meeting which was originally planned for 28-30 May needs to be...
Are current audiovisual models future-proof? EPRA joins French Parliamentary Conference
posted on 25 October, 2013   (public)
EPRA Chairman joins French Parliamentary Conference on the future of current audiovisual models Jean-François Furnémont represented EPRA at the first meeting of the Rencontres parlementaires sur l’audiovisuel, initiated by Madame Catherine Morin-Desailly,...

Regulation News

Council of Europe & Hate Speech: Public consultation on the Committee of Ministers' Recommendation
posted on 08 July, 2021   (public)
Non-binding, comprehensive guidance built on Human Rights and the European Court of Human Rights case-law The new Council of Europe Committee of Ministers' Recommendation on Combating Hate Speech is open to public consultation from 23 June to 8 August 2021. The...
Key findings from the Reuters Digital News Report 2021
posted on 07 July, 2021   (public)
Coronavirus pandemic exacerbated digital disruption at the expense of traditional and independent media companies   The tenth edition of the Reuters Digital News Report was published on 23 June 2021. Based on surveys launched last January with over 92.000 online news...
Ofcom consults on the future of Media Plurality in the UK
posted on 02 July, 2021   (public)
How to assess and regulate plurality in the new media landscape? Ofcom calls for evidence Since the Communications Act in 2003, Ofcom has the duty to secure and maintain a "sufficient plurality of providers of different TV and radio services". Nearly twenty years on,...