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Euro broadcasters welcome DSA political agreement

Broadcasting trade body the Association of Commercial Television and Video on Demand Services in Europe (ACT) has welcomed the provisional political agreement on the Digital Services Act (DSA). ACT supports the aims of the DSA, notably its guiding mantra that what is illegal offline should be illegal online. The DSA marks a further step in […]

April 25, 2022By Colin Mann

European media call for DMA loophole action

The European media sector, through the voice of public and commercial broadcasters, radio and the press, represented by ACT, AER, EBU, EGTA, EMMA, ENPA, EPC and NME, acknowledges the General Approach adopted by the Council of the European Union on the Digital Markets Act (DMA). It suggests that what it describes as a “step forward” […]

November 25, 2021By Colin Mann

European broadcasters welcome AV action plan

European broadcaster trade bodies have welcomed the adoption by the European Parliament of its report on Europe’s Media in the Digital Decade: An Action Plan to Support Recovery and Transformation. In so doing, they express their congratulations to MEP and rapporteur Dace Melbārde. The Report recognises the important role that the media and audiovisual sectors […]

October 20, 2021By Colin Mann

Broadcasters dismayed by Hungary anti-LGBTIQ law

Broadcaster Associations across Europe are concerned about the effects and potential precedence setting of the recent Bill adopted by the Hungarian National Assembly amending the national Acts on Media Services & Mass Media and Advertising. The Bill openly discriminates against LGBTIQ communities and contravenes fundamental rights enshrined in articles 7,9 11, 16 and 21 of […]

June 30, 2021

European media call for swift Digital Markets Act adoption

Europe’s media sector, represented by a range of organisations, has welcomed the European Commission’s proposal on the Digital Markets Act (DMA) as a much needed and urgent step towards establishing a fair, balanced and contestable digital market, publishing a Statement calling for clarification of, and amendment to, a number of issues According to the Signatories, […]

May 25, 2021By Colin Mann