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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...

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Media legislation update
posted on 19 September, 2012   (public)
The most visited section of the EPRA website - Media Legislation - has been updated. There you will find links to the main national broadcasting laws and other information related to media regulation in 47 European countries.
EPRA Chairman to speak at EFAD meeting
posted on 17 September, 2012   (public)
EPRA Chairman Jean-François Furnémont will attend a meeting of the European Film Agency Directors (EFAD) in San Sebastian, Spain on 24 September 2012. On this occasion, he will give a speech on the promotion of European works on non-linear services. The EFAD...
36th EPRA Meeting in Jerusalem: draft agenda
posted on 11 September, 2012   (public)
The 36th EPRA meeting will take place on 28-30 November 2012 in Jerusalem at the invitation of the Second Authority for Television and Radio. About 130 representatives of audiovisual regulatory authorities from over 40 countries in Europe will participate in the meeting to...

Regulation News

On-demand services: French CSA advocates simpler and more flexible rules
posted on 23 January, 2014   (public)
On-demand services: French CSA advocates simpler and more flexible rules On 23 December 2013, the Conseil supérieur de l'audiovisuel (CSA), the French regulatory authority in charge of broadcasting regulation, published a report on the first year of application of...
Reform of the independence of the public audiovisual sector - Reinforced powers for the French CSA
posted on 15 January, 2014   (public)
Reform of the independence of the public audiovisual sector -  Reinforced powers for the French CSA On 31 October 2013, the French National Assembly adopted the new legislation on the independence of the public audiovisual sector. The main purpose of these...
Ofcom publishes International Communications Market Report 2013
posted on 13 January, 2014   (public)
Ofcom publishes International Communications Market Report 2013 On 12 December 2013, Ofcom, the converged regulator in the UK, published its eighth International Communications Market Report. The report examines the availability, take-up, price and use of TV, radio,...