Media Regulatory Authorities and Hate Speech

The Council of Europe has presented Media Regulatory Authorities and Hate Speech, a report on the experience of media regulatory authorities in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, Macedonia, and Serbia in the area of hate speech. The document wants to create an understanding of the concept of hate speech, and what can be done when it comes to preventing and

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Council of Europe adopts landmark recommendation on gender equality in the audiovisual sector

STRASBOURG, 28/09/2017. The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe has adopted a landmark Recommendation on Gender Equality in the Audiovisual Sector. This follows the Council of Europe’s Sarajevo Conference Declaration which was adopted in August 2015 under the Bosnia and Herzegovina Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers. The recommendation was drafted by a wide range of international experts from

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Flanders: a new research about frequencies and accessFlandre: une nouvelle recherche sur les fréquences et l’accèsFlandes: un nuevo estudio sobre las frecuencias y el acceso

The organization KPMG is currently carrying out a study on the radio sector in Flanders (Belgium). The main question is to think about the future distribution on the FM band. The study will serve as a basis for the policy in Flanders who wants to reshape the radio sector. A part of the study is about a benchmark with UK,

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Sweden: commercialisation of community radios frequenciesSuède: la commercialisation des fréquences radios associativesSuecia: la comercialización de las frecuencias de las radios comunitarias

In Sweden commercialisation and privatisation of community radio is a deep and increasing problem. Commercial radios on community radio frequencies are still operating and also that a niche market is on the increase. Especially in the Skåne region there are several commercial outlets being organized into networks. A new commercial network “Retro FM” in Malmö will be using the community

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