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#EBU announces cancellation of #EurovisionSongContest

#EBU announces cancellation of #EurovisionSongContest

| March 18, 2020

It is with deep regret that we have to announce the cancellation of the Eurovision Song Contest 2020 in Rotterdam, writes the European Broadcasting Union (EBU). Over the past few weeks, we have explored many alternative options to allow the Eurovision Song Contest to go ahead. However, the uncertainty created by the spread of COVID-19 throughout Europe […]

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#EBU announces creation of #EurovisionServices – a new subsidiary for its business services

#EBU announces creation of #EurovisionServices – a new subsidiary for its business services

| October 10, 2018

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) will transfer its business services to a new subsidiary, Eurovision Services SA, on 1 January 2019. The new subsidiary will be fully owned by the EBU and based in Geneva, Switzerland.“I very much welcome this strategic development for the EBU, for the new subsidiary, and especially for our Members and […]

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Legal certainty for #DTT crucial for broadcasters and audiences

Legal certainty for #DTT crucial for broadcasters and audiences

| November 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Following today’s vote in the European Parliament’s Industry Committee on the draft EU UHF Spectrum Decision, the EBU welcomes proposals which aim at strengthening legal certainty for Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) until 2030 in the sub-700 MHz Band.   The EBU also deems that offering member states an additional two years to smoothen the transition […]

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#EBU supports campaign to create first UN special representative for journalists’ safety

#EBU supports campaign to create first UN special representative for journalists’ safety

| September 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

The EBU has lent its support to a Reporters Without Borders (RSF) campaign to create a Special Representative to the United Nations Secretary General dedicated to the safety of journalists. Delegates at the EBU’s General Assembly in Montenegro heard how there had been a failure to reduce the frequency and scale of targeted violence that […]

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EU must step up efforts to protect media freedom in trade secrets law, say journalists, publishers and broadcasters’ organizations

EU must step up efforts to protect media freedom in trade secrets law, say journalists, publishers and broadcasters’ organizations

Following the 16 June vote on the Trade Secrets Directive in the Legal Affairs Committee of the European Parliament, the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ), the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), the European Newspaper Publishers’ Association (ENPA) and the European Magazine Media Association (EMMA) reiterate their call for a clear and strong protection of the right […]

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EBU teams up with European Commission to promote European Week of Sport 2015

EBU teams up with European Commission to promote European Week of Sport 2015

Education, Culture, Youth & Sport Commissioner Tibor Navracsics with EBU Head of European Affairs Nicola Frank The European Commission and the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) will actively encourage European citizens to take up sport during a promotional week in September. The European Week of Sport (7-13 September) aims to encourage citizens from every walk of […]

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EBU: European Parliament’s copyright report should address full scope of licensing remedies for online content

EBU: European Parliament’s copyright report should address full scope of licensing remedies for online content

| January 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Pirate Party MEP Julia Reda (pictured, right) has issued a draft report aiming to find solutions to adapt the EU’s copyright regime to the digital age and increase cross-border cultural exchange via the Internet. Presented today (20 January) in the Legal Affairs Committee of the European Parliament, the report focuses on the implementation of the […]

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