Top 10 Legal and Policy downloads of 2022

Top 10 Legal and Policy downloads of 2022
Graphic with a collage of the top publications

In 2022, the policy landscape shifted dramatically for public service media with the conclusion of the Digital Services Package and launch of the European Media Freedom Act. The EBU's Legal & Policy team was there, each step of the way, informing Members and advocating for their interests towards the EU Institutions. Below you can find the top 10 downloads of our policy positions and statments. We have also compiled a list of the top 10 articles from the Legal & Policy team.


10 The EBU contributes to the European Commission’s 2022 Annual Rule of Law Report 

The EBU's contribution concerns public service media governance, transparency on media ownership as well as the protection of journalists.

eEvidence: the EBU reiterates its support for the European Parliament approach ahead of next Council’s meeting 

As EU ministers discuss the draft regulation on European production and preservation orders for electronic evidence in criminal matters.

Public Service Media contributes to 2022 work programme of the Radio Spectrum Policy Group 

Public service media generate substantial social and cultural value with the use of the radio spectrum.

The Digital Services Act must safeguard freedom of expression online 

The media sector reminds lawmakers that, without the proper DSA policies in place, platforms will to have free rein on what content is seen by who.

Digital Services Act — EBU priorities for trilogue negotiations 

In the final negotiations of the Digital Services Act, the EBU highlights our priorities to make this legislation fulfil its goal.

Digital Services Act: Final recommendations from European Media Associations

 As the DSA negotiations conclude, we share a final call to safeguard freedom of expression online as well as the sustainability of digital editorial media offerings.

Digital Markets Act — EBU priorities for Trilogue negotiations 

We would like to underline the necessary steps forward to ensure that the DMA's objective is achieved.

Digital Services Act must establish the right relationship between platforms, media and their users 

As the Digital Services Act (DSA) reaches its final phase, Europe’s media sector reaches out to negotiators with the aim of ensuring that our activities can not only survive, but thrive online.

Lower UHF Spectrum: Priorities For Best Use 

The EBU urges negotiators to protect the current agreement on how to use the lower UHF band.  

European Media Freedom Act: The EBU’s response to the public consultation

 As the European Commission prepares its European Media Freedom Act, the EBU has submitted its input to the public consultation. 


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