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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

European regulators convene in Krakow for 37th EPRA meeting
posted on 06 May, 2013   (public)
Protection of Minors and the Public Service Media in the Connected Environment at the centre of debates The 37th meeting of the European Platform of Regulatory Authorities (EPRA) opens in Kraków at the kind invitation of the National Broadcasting Council of Poland on...
Opportunities and challenges for European content services providers in a connected world
posted on 08 March, 2013   (public)
Photo Tamino Petelinšek/STA On the occasion of hosting the BEREC Plenary Meeting in Ljubljana, Slovenia's convergent regulatory authority APEK organised on 6 March 2013 a workshop to address opportunities and challenges for European media services in the...
EPRA and EAO organise panel on regulation of new media services
posted on 27 February, 2013   (public)
[News item updated on 6 March with links to the presentations of EPRA Chairman Jean-François Furnémont, and Susanne Nikoltchev, Head of the Department for Legal Information of the European Audiovisual Observatory] On the occasion of OSCE’s conference...

Regulation News

Sound & Vision II Scheme: Irish BAI unveils successful projects
posted on 22 May, 2014   (public)
Sound & Vision II Scheme: Irish BAI unveils successful projects The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) announced on 20 May 2014 the list of projects funded from the Sound & Vision II Scheme. A funding total of €5.136 million has been allocated to 29 TV...
Access services: Ofcom’s first report on the quality of live TV subtitles
posted on 12 May, 2014   (public)
Access services: Ofcom’s first report on the quality of live TV subtitles On 30 April 2014, Ofcom published its first report relating to the quality of live TV subtitles provided by broadcasters in the UK. Subtitles are used by over a million people with hearing...
New Edition of Ofcom's Adults’ Media Use and Attitudes Report
posted on 07 May, 2014   (public)
New Edition of Ofcom's Adults’ Media Use and Attitudes Report Ofcom has published, on 29 April 2014, its Adults’ Media Use and Attitudes Report 2014, which provides detailed information concerning media use, attitudes and understanding among adults (aged 16...