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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

EPRA meeting in Budva to address Key Challenges of Media Regulation
posted on 02 June, 2014   (public)
EPRA meeting in Budva to address key challenges of media regulation The 39th EPRA meeting will take place in Budva, Montenegro, from 4 to 6 June 2014 at the invitation of the Agency for Electronic Media of Montenegro. On this occasion, about 150 delegates from over 50...
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...

Regulation News

High Level Group reports on Media Pluralism
posted on 23 January, 2013   (public)
On 21 January 2013, the High Level Group on Media Freedom on Pluralism convened by the European Commission delivered a 51 page report entitled A free and pluralistic media to sustain European democracy. On the basis of hearings and the analysis of recent research and studies...
Protection of minors on VOD: Ofcom fines Playboy
posted on 16 January, 2013   (public)
On 16 January 2013, Ofcom imposed a fine of £100,000 on the service provider Playboy TV/Benelux Limited for failing to protect children from potentially harmful pornographic material. Two on demand programme services (ODPS) owned by Playboy (Playboy TV and Demand Adult)...
Belgian CSA reports on New Media
posted on 11 January, 2013   (public)
On 11 January, the CSA of the French Community of Belgium published a report on "new media" (web TV, web radio, VOD, SVOD, catch-up TV and radio, etc). The 72 pages document provides a snapshot of the sector of new media by looking at the consumption of new...