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31 Dec 2015
EBU appeals to Polish president to reject controversial media bill 
The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has written to the President of the Republic of Poland, Mr Andrzej Duda, and to Members of the Polish Senate expressing its dismay at the bill introduced yesterday...
30 Dec 2015
Press Freedom and Media Organisations issue statement opposing abolition of essential safeguards for public service media pluralism and independence in Poland 
The undersigned press freedom and media organisations - European Broadcasting Union (EBU), European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) and Association of European Journalists (AEJ) - are outraged by the proposed bill, hastily introduced by the majority party in Poland yesterday (29 December) for immediate adoption, without any consultation, abolishing the existing safeguards for pluralism and independent of public service media in Poland .
29 Dec 2015
EBU brings VPO New Year’s Concert to 50 million people, signs new contract 
World renowned conductor Mariss Jansons will lead the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (VPO) in the annual New Year's concert which will be transmitted by the EBU to more than 50 million people around the world.
21 Dec 2015
EBU receives host of bids for Eurovision Family of Events contracts 
The EBU has received a huge response to its invitation to tender for supporting services around the Eurovision Family of Events.
18 Dec 2015
EBU urges Polish government to ensure independence of public broadcasting system 
The EBU expresses its concerns regarding the independence of public service media in Poland in an open letter to the Prime Minister.
18 Dec 2015
Euroradio celebrates 20th anniversary of Christmas Music Special Day 
The Euroradio Christmas Music Special Day has been one of the EBU’s most popular offerings ever since it first aired in 1995.
16 Dec 2015
EBU relieved to see clear exemption for journalism in EU Trade Secrets Directive 
The EBU welcomes the provisional agreement between EU legislators on the EU Trade Secrets Directive. The decision spells good news for freedom of the media thanks to the approval of a clear exemption for journalism in the Directive.
15 Dec 2015
New MIS report supports licence fee as a means of public service media funding 
EBU’s Media Intelligence Service (MIS) has published its annual report on public service media (PSM) funding together with a new study underlining the importance of licence fee funding in relation to PSM performance.
15 Dec 2015
World Broadcasting Unions reaffirm joint support of DTT after WRC-15 
In a recent press release, the World Broadcasting Unions’ (WBU) reaffirmed their joint support to digital terrestrial television (DTT) after WRC-15
14 Dec 2015
EBU DG attends ASBU 35th General Assembly 
EBU Director General Ingrid Deltenre attended the Arab States Broadcasting Union’s (ASBU) 35th General Assembly in Tunis on 10 and 11 December.