EU Commission opens consultations on media freedom and pluralism and audiovisual media regulator independence

27 03 2013

logo_enOn 22 March 2013 the European Commission launched  two public consultations, open until 14 June 2013.  The consultations formalise a debate started by recommendations made in January 2013 by an independent High Level Group (HLG) on Media Freedom and Pluralism convened by the Commission. Read the rest of this entry »





EU Publishes Report – “A free and pluralistic media to sustain European Democracy”

25 01 2013
HLG

Neelie Kroes, with Prof Herta Daubler-Gmelin (left) and Prof Vaire Vike Freiberga

The EU High Level Group on Media Pluralism and Freedom has published a report “A free and pluralistic media to sustain European democracy”.   This makes recommendations for the respect, protection, support and  promotion of pluralism and freedom of the media in Europe.  It expresses concern over the “rejection out of hand” of the Leveson recommendations by “some politicians in high office”. Read the rest of this entry »