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Press release - 09 Aug 2018
EBU and sporting Federations celebrate the success of European Championships' multi-sports concept for broadcast 
The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and sporting federations are celebrating a very strong start to the inaugural European Championships, which has seen extensive, high quality daily broadcast coverage delivered across Europe to millions of fans.
Press release - 05 Aug 2018
European Championships brought to life for audiences like never before 
The EBU, in partnership with its business arm Eurovision Media Services (EMS), is helping broadcasters increase audience engagement for the European Championships with a suite of new services and tools for Members.
Legal case note - 31 Jul 2018
German Constitutional Court upholds PSM funding model while highlighting PSM's key role in digital landscape 
The German Federal Constitutional Court, in its judgment of 18 July 2018, has rejected all constitutional complaints (by individuals and companies) against the obligation to contribute to the funding of...
Press release - 26 Jul 2018
Broadcasters reveal ambitious major event programming for European Championships 2018 
The inaugural European Championships is getting the major event treatment by Europe’s biggest broadcasters with extensive daily coverage, top presenters, big name pundits and commentators, highlights shows, innovative programming and multi-platform content. Broadcasters have been unveiling their exciting plans ahead of the start of the Championships on 2 August.
Press release - 11 Jul 2018
EBU signs agreement with European Parliament on coverage of European Elections 
The EBU today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the European Parliament to help ensure high-quality, objective media coverage of the European Election campaign in 2019.
Press release - 11 Jul 2018
Top executive Glen Killane joins EBU as Deputy Director Sport 
Glen Killane has been appointed to the new role of Deputy Director of Sport at the EBU.
Press release - 10 Jul 2018
EBU welcomes provisions to expand access to innovative media content in EU Electronic Communications Code 
The EBU welcomed today’s European Parliament vote that will update existing must-carry rules and provide for a wider choice of free-to-air radio content while on the move.
Legal case note - 09 Jul 2018
EU Court rules on use of personal data by Facebook fan page owners 
The EU Court of Justice (CJEU) has determined that Fan Page Administrators, alongside Facebook, are jointly responsible as data controllers for the processing of users' personal data on their Business Fan Pages.
Blog - 02 Jul 2018
Summer of Sport 
Italia ‘90. Ireland reached their first and, as it turns out, last ever match in the final stages of the FIFA World Cup competition. While they may have ended up losing to Italy by a single goal, it is still one of those memories that those of us that grew up in Ireland in that era will never forget.
Press release - 20 Jun 2018
European Parliament fails to provide a realistic solution on copyright contract law provisions 
The EBU, representing 73 public service media organisations across 56 countries, has expressed deep disappointment over today’s (20 June) vote in the European Parliament’s JURI committee on the Copyright...