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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 consults on revised three-year Strategy
posted on 30 July, 2020   (public)
Have your say on EPRA's revised Strategy for the next three years The Executive Board is opening a new consultation on a revised three-year Strategy document. The pandemic of Covid-19 that struck in March this year has brought an unprecedented crisis with long-lasting...
Media plurality in the age of algorithms: first EPRA podcast released
posted on 09 July, 2020   (public)
What is media plurality, and what are the conditions and risks for media plurality in the age of algorithms? Be sure to tune in to this timely conversation with key experts     As was announced last week, the EPRA team has replaced the planned panel...
51st EPRA meeting in Antwerp cancelled
posted on 24 March, 2020   (public)
Format and content to be adapted and provided in alternative ways Owing to the situation in Europe regarding the outbreak of Covid-19, the Executive Board, with deep regret, took a unanimous decision to cancel the 51st EPRA meeting which was due to take place on 13-15 May 2020...

Regulation News

New package of EU sanctions targeting Russian state-controlled channels
by Eric Munch (Observer) posted on 07 June, 2022   (public)
EU ban extended to new channels, ban of all means of broadcast and transmission to reduce possibilities of circumvention [ADDENDUM: Important information added on 13 June] The European Commission announced the adoption of its sixth package of sanctions against Russia...
IRIS Special report "Transparency of media ownership"
by Eric Munch (Observer) posted on 14 April, 2022   (public)
Harmonising media ownership transparency currently impossible at EU-level, but transparency a key component in several upcoming EU regulations The European Audiovisual Observatory published an IRIS Special report on 31 March 2022 entitled "Transparency of media...
Council of Europe adopts a recommendation to create a favourable environment for quality journalism
by Eric Munch (Observer) posted on 31 March, 2022   (public)
Sustainable funding, trust built through quality media and media literacy are key to promote quality journalism, recommendation says The Council of Europe has adopted on 17 March 2022 Recommendation CM/Rec(2022)4 of the Committee of Ministers to member States on promoting a...