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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

53rd EPRA meeting – "Living with hate speech": summary of discussion
posted on 27 August, 2021   (public)
What is hate speech? What is its impact? How to deal with it? Learn from key experts and find out about regulators' initiatives to tackle hate speech   On 21 May 2021, as part of its 53rd biannual meeting, EPRA organised an online session entitled "Living...
Working together: IRG and EPRA organise a joint event for their members
posted on 12 July, 2021   (public)
Online is not a sector: exploring the benefits of regulatory cooperation to address emerging digital challenges On 9 July 2021, the Independent Regulators Group (Telecoms) and the European Platform of Regulatory Authorities (Audiovisual) organised a joint event entitled ...
53rd EPRA meeting: adoption of new Statutes
posted on 25 May, 2021   (public)
 EPRA Members adopt new statutes As part of the EPRA Strategy for 2021-2023 “Sharing knowledge to embrace change” and its related work plan, EPRA members have unanimously adopted amendments of the Statutes proposed by the Executive Board further to a...

Regulation News

Protection of minors & on-demand services: Ofcom consults on appropriate measures
posted on 22 July, 2021   (public)
Ofcom is seeking views on material that may impair the physical, mental or moral development of minors on on-demand services   Amending the existing "Statutory Rules and Non-Binding Guidance for Providers of On-Demand Programme Services (ODPS)", the new guidance...
Diversity & Inclusion: What's new?
posted on 21 July, 2021   (public)
Recent initiatives and reports at national and European level to boost diversity on screen and off screen Diversity and inclusion are relevant topics that have gained momentum in recent years within the film and audiovisual industries. Media regulators are also increasingly...
Future of PSM: Ofcom concludes in-depth review by recommending a radical overhaul of the legislative framework
posted on 15 July, 2021   (public)
A transition from PSB to PSM to be fit for the digital age On 15 July 2021, communications regulator Ofcom published detailed recommendations to the UK Government on the future of public service media. This publication marks the conclusion of...