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Press release - 16 May 2020
Eurovision Song Contest returns to Rotterdam in 2021 
The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and its Dutch Members NPO, NOS and AVROTROS are excited to have reached an agreement to stage the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 in Rotterdam at the Ahoy Arena. The...
Blog - 14 May 2020
Challenges and opportunities for the EBU and PSM. Can Coronavirus give us back our audiences? 
Precisely when we thought we were falling into a crisis in audience numbers and as we watched trust ratings undeniably slide, came this unexpected, unforeseen repatriation of faithful audiences. Viewers,...
News - 12 May 2020
New Eurovision Sport sharing channel open for business 
Eurovision Sport has launched its new Sharing Channel for EBU Members, with a full slate of top sports content available for our Members to download free of charge, and, in many cases, with the rights already cleared on their behalf.
Blog - 11 May 2020
Solidarity in crisis: how COVID-19 bore a new EBU programme exchange 
A few years ago, I was asked to evaluate ways to relaunch the EBU TV department’s ‘Solidarity Package’. This was a successful EBU initiative between the years 2010-15, which aimed to provide the smaller Members of the EBU with top-end TV programming
Blog - 07 May 2020
Bringing communities together against a virus that seeks to drive us apart 
At the start of the year, the future of public service media in many countries was under threat with governments questioning the need for a licence fee. Fast forward a few months and the world has changed in ways we couldn’t even imagine. And public service media has been there for every step of the journey, demonstrating the value they provide to citizens day in and day out.
Speech - 07 May 2020
Liz Corbin's address to the UN/ITU High Level Panel on Digital Cooperation Webinar 
The ‘infodemic’ – misinformation and disinformation during COVID-19
Blog - 30 Apr 2020
Free press vital during the coronavirus pandemic 
Swedish Radio DG and EBU Executive Board Member Cilla Benkö writes about the importance of a free press during the coronavirus pandemic in an editorial for World Press Freedom Day previously published in the Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter
Press release - 30 Apr 2020
New report shows broadcast media are most trusted 
A new report from the EBU's Media Intelligence Service shows trust in the internet and social media is in decline across most of Europe
Press release - 28 Apr 2020
Leaseweb to distribute Eurovision Flow 
The EBU has selected cloud computing and web service provider Leaseweb as the preferred international distributor for Eurovision Flow. The agreement will accommodate the growth of Eurovision Flow, which has become one of the most trusted brands for premium Multi-CDN services.
News - 28 Apr 2020
EBU makes recommendations for reform of competition law. 
The EBU’s latest position paper addresses the ongoing process of reform of competition law. At a time when online platforms act as bottlenecks for how consumers can access products and services including...