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23 Apr 2018
Whistleblower Directive: European Commission takes “important step” but improvement on public reporting yet to be made 
The European Commission has issued a proposal for a directive on the protection of persons reporting on breaches of Union law.
18 Apr 2018
EBU calls on public authorities to address the full extent of ‘Information Disorder’ 
The European Broadcasting Union (EBU), representing 73 public service media organizations across 56 countries, publishes today a policy paper providing recommendations to build a comprehensive framework...
21 Mar 2018
EBU DG Noel Curran highlights PSM commitment to protecting children online at WSIS 2018 
EBU DG Noel Curran has told delegates at the World Summit on the Information Society Forum (WSIS) in Geneva that there is “no one better placed to protect minors online, and on air, than public service...
13 Mar 2018
Council of Europe identifies PSM as key in counterbalancing media concentration 
The Council of Europe has adopted a new Recommendation on media pluralism and transparency of media ownership offering a number of valuable Guidelines to Member States on how to sustain media pluralism...
12 Mar 2018
EBU urges European policy makers to improve conditions for quality media to fight 'fake news' and disinformation 
The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) together with other expert members of the EU High Level Group on Fake News and Disinformation, delivered a report on fake news and online disinformation requesting the creation of a new framework to address the role of online platforms in today's news media environment.
12 Mar 2018
EBU welcomes new Recommendation on the roles and responsibilities of internet intermediaries 
The Council of Europe has adopted a new standard-setting instrument, calling on States to establish a framework for the protection of human rights in the digital environment.
07 Feb 2018
France Télévisions, Swedish Radio and BBC first to join European Media Start-up Network: the Sandbox Hub 
EBU Members France Télévisions, Swedish Radio and the BBC are visiting Belgian broadcaster VRT on 8th and 9th February for the kickoff of The Sandbox Hub, part of the European MediaRoad project.
17 Jan 2018
EBU's Noel Curran takes part in EU High Level Group on Fake News 
The EBU highlighted the importance of public service media's online presence, promoting quality journalism and media literacy initiatives, and the need to set a fairer balance between news producers and online platforms as key measures to support informed citizenship and rein in the spread of so-called 'fake news'.
12 Dec 2017
EBU disappointed by European Parliament's position on SatCab Regulation 
The EBU is disappointed by the outcome of today's vote in the European Parliament on the SatCab Regulation. The opportunity to lay down one of the building blocks of the Digital Single Market has unfortunately been disregarded.
07 Dec 2017
EBU and BEUC urge European Parliament to bring audiovisual content closer to consumers across the EU 
The EBU and BEUC, the European Consumer Voice, have written to the European Parliament asking not to miss the opportunity to modernise licensing rules and boost the circulation of European content in the EU.