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Press release - 06 Jun 2019
Eurovision Sport delivers record broadcast proposition across Europe for FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019™ 
Eurovision Sport is proud to confirm that EBU Member broadcasters* will be bringing live coverage of the FIFA Women's World Cup 2019™ to fans across Europe, with over 1000 broadcast hours of live match...
News - 03 Jun 2019
Garegin Khumaryan elected Executive Director of Public Radio of Armenia 
Garegin Khumaryan has been elected Executive Director of the Public Radio of Armenia.
Press release - 28 May 2019
182 million tune in to 64th Eurovision Song Contest as young audience numbers surge 
The 2019 Eurovision Song Contest (ESC), the world’s biggest live music event, was seen by 182 million viewers across 40 markets* The Grand Final achieved, on average, a one percentage point higher TV audience...
News - 23 May 2019
NHK’s Japan Prize 2019 is calling for entries, celebrating quality educational content 
The Japan Broadcasting Corporation (NHK), Associate Member of the EBU, is now accepting entries for the JAPAN PRIZE 2019. This international contest for educational media was established in 1965 and focuses...
News - 18 May 2019
Immersive and personalized audio at the Eurovision Song Contest 
The Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) is providing a perfect testing ground for revolutionary audio technology that is transforming the way content is produced and consumed.
News - 13 May 2019
World Broadcasting Unions put disaster resilience at top of agenda 
Heads of media and UN agencies met today in Geneva to discuss how public service media and worldwide print and radio media outlets can contribute to reducing disaster risk.
News - 06 May 2019
Hackathon held ahead of Eurovision Song Contest in Israel 
The very first Eurovision Hackathon has taken place in Tel Aviv with the objective to develop new ways to access and enjoy the broadcast of the Eurovision Song Contest (ESC). 150 projects were presented...
Blog - 03 May 2019
Free speech isn’t a given 
In an article previously published in Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter, DG of Swedish Radio and EBU Executive Board Member Cilla Benkö reflects on the importance of protecting media freedom.
News - 02 May 2019
Ngadhnjim Kastrati appointed DG of RTK 
Ngadhnjim Kastrati has been appointed Director General of Radio Television of Kosovo (RTK).
News - 02 May 2019
Can recommendation systems help fulfil the public service remit? 
We interviewed Benjamin Fields, Lead Data Scientist with BBC News, about the growing role and impact of content recommendation systems.