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Press release - 17 Dec 2018
EBU looks forward to digital radios in cars by 2020 
European Electronic Communications Code published in EU Official Journal for implementation in 2 years
Press release - 13 Dec 2018
SatCab adoption: EBU positive about retransmissions but disappointed over online transmissions 
Public Service Media welcome the modernization of the retransmission licensing regime as part of the Sat Cab proposal agreed in Trilogue today but regrets that the scope of programmes which can be offered cross-border on the broadcasters' own online platforms has been drastically narrowed
Press release - 04 Dec 2018
Sounding Board on Disinformation looks to action plan to address short-comings of so-called Code of Practice 
Ahead of the publication of the Action Plan on Disinformation, Members of the Sounding Board of the Multistakeholder Forum on disinformation online (representatives from media, civil society, journalists,...
News - 28 Nov 2018
AVMS to come into force in September 2020 
The EBU welcomes the publication of the AVMS in the Official Journal of the EU, which sets a clear deadline for its implementation at national level.
News - 22 Nov 2018
Protection of whistleblowers: essential to media freedom 
The EBU and media and journalism partners co-sign a letter to European institutions calling for strong whistleblowers protection to guarantee media freedom
Press release - 16 Oct 2018
Code of Practice on Disinformation fails to tackle the scourge of fake news 
The EBU is urging the European Commission to ensure online platforms and advertisers put in place effective procedures and policies to tackle the scourge of fake news.
News - 05 Oct 2018
EBU experts highlight importance of independent PSM in Western Balkans 
Ensuring independence is the major challenge for public service media (PSM) in the Western Balkans. That was the conclusion of two days of debates held in Montenegro this week which heard from the top...
News - 27 Sep 2018
EU underlines importance of PSM's contribution to democracy 
Europe needs to protect its free media if it wants to protect democracy. That was the conclusion of the “Role of Independent Public Service Media (PSM) for Democracy in Europe” hearing at the European...
Press release - 26 Sep 2018
Sounding board of forum on disinformation online issues unanimous opinion on so-called Code of Practice 
Members of the Sounding Board of the Multistakeholder Forum on Disinformation Online have delivered their final opinion on the so-called 'Code of Practice'.
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...