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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

What Limits to Global Convergence: EPRA Chairman joins EUROREG conference
posted on 16 April, 2014   (public)
What Limits to Global Convergence: EPRA Chairman joins EUROREG conference The President of EPRA, Jean-François Furnémont, has represented EPRA at the fourth EUROREG conference on Limits to Global Convergence held in Zurich on 27 March 2014 at the invitation of...
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...

Regulation News

VSP Regulation: Ofcom publishes final guidance on harmful material
posted on 20 October, 2021   (public)
A flexible and proportionate approach to ensure transparency both with regard to regulatory expectations and to the measures that VSPs are taking to protect viewers On 6 October 2021, Ofcom published its final guidance for video-sharing platform (VSP) providers...
Disinformation & online platforms: focus on two reports from France and Ireland
posted on 28 September, 2021   (public)
Standardised procedures, more transparency and collaboration with researchers: the recommendations of the French CSA and the Irish BAI On 21 September, the French Conseil supérieur de l'audiovisuel (CSA) released its second assessment report on the measures...
Hateful comments online: ECHR ruling tackles the liability of Facebook account holders
posted on 22 September, 2021   (public)
Facebook users can be held liable for third parties hateful comments in specific circumstances   On 2 September 2021, the European Court of Human Rights confirmed that the conviction of a politician for failing to promptly delete unlawful comments published by third...