Public service media in transition: challenges to face and ways forward

24 January 2019 Strasbourg

The “Public service media in transition: challenges to face and ways forward” hearing organised by the Committee on Culture, Science, Education and Media and the European Broadcasting Union in Strasbourg on 24 January 2019. “The hearing was chaired by the Lord George Foulkes, General Rapporteur...

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Documentary films produced with support of the Council of Europe screened in Chisinau

15 September 2018 Chisinau, Moldova

On 15 September 2018, the Council of Europe organised the screening of two documentary films produced by Telefilm-Chisinau Department of the public service broadcasting Teleradio-Moldova following a series of training seminars on planning and producing TV documentaries organised by the EU-CoE...

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The Council of Europe Recommendation on Media Pluralism and Transparency of Media Ownership is now available in Macedonian and Albanian languages

1 August 2018

The Recommendation encourages member states to support quality independent and investigative journalism, whilst fully respecting the editorial and operational autonomy of the media. The recommendation also provides guidelines which are to assure visibility of diverse content across a number of...

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Council of Europe promotes sound Governance for Public Service Media to uphold Freedom of Expression

1 August 2018

The Council of Europe recognises the important role of public service media in upholding the fundamental right of freedom of expression, enabling people to seek and receive information, and promoting the values of democracy, diversity and social cohesion. It promotes the principle of sound...

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Media ownership, transparency and regulation standards presented in Prague

14-15 June 2018 Prague

Silvia Grundmann, the Head of the Media and Internet Division at the Council of Europe, presented and promoted the latest standards related to media ownership, transparency and regulation at the Inter-parliamentary Conference on "Upholding the freedom of expression, including media freedom, in...

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Key achievements of the media projects of the Council of Europe in Ukraine

The Council of Europe is the only international organisation that has developed a comprehensive set of standards guaranteeing the right to freedom of expression and information. Projects aiming to support the media reforms have been implemented by the Council of Europe in Ukraine since 2008. 5...

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New guidelines on media pluralism and transparency of media ownership

7 March 2018 Strasbourg

The Council of Europe has issued guidelines to its 47 member states aimed at assisting them in the promotion of media pluralism and transparency of media ownership. In a Recommendation adopted today, the Committee of Ministers underlines that advances in modern technology have a profound impact...

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The public broadcaster of Moldova diversifies its content with support of the Council of Europe

20 February 2018 Chisinau, Moldova

The Council of Europe and the public broadcaster Teleradio-Moldova officially opened the Documentary Films Department Telefim-Chisinau. The re-launching Telefilm-Chisinau after about 25 years was possible due to assistance provided by the Joint Project between the European Union and the Council...

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