The Council for Broadcasting and Retransmission is an administrative body which executes state regulation in the field of radio and TV broadcasting, retransmission and on-demand audiovisual media services.
2nd workshop with Facebook and bilateral meeting - preparation of the upcoming parliamentary elections
The general elections in Slovakia are taking place in less than a month. The Council for Broadcasting and Retransmission is organising a series of workshops with relevant platfoms in Slovakia including the representatives of the biggest social network – Facebook to intensify its preparations, together with the colleagues from other relevant Slovak institutions. Various measures that Facebook is implementing specifically in Slovakia in this crucial period were discussed with a focus on the area of disinformation. Discussions continued during a bilateral meeting with the representatives of the Council discussing further cooperation not only on the national level but also in the context of the leadership of the Council in the network of EU national media regulatory authorities - ERGA.
Westminster Media Forum policy conference - Revision of the Audiovisual Media Services Directive
The major update of the EU media legislative framework rules (AVMSD) is, despite Brexit, also one of the important topics in the UK. AVMSD has been at the centre of a debate taking place in London and offered a unique perspective of what to expect after Brexit in the audiovisual area with an impact on the EU audiovisual market. Secondly, a workshop has been held on online regulatory issues the day before by the UKs media regulator OFCOM that focused on the transposition of the AVMSD and cooperation of national regulatory authorities, that is becoming essential with the rise of the cross-border and global services.
Workshop with Google – preparation for the 2020 elections
The general elections in Slovakia are quickly approaching. As the online space is increasingly becoming very important in this context the Council for Broadcasting and Retransmission was preparing itself, together with the colleagues from other relevant Slovak institutions, at a workshop with the representatives of the biggest search engine and video sharing platform – Google (YouTube), that was organised by the Council.
Election integrity workshop with Facebook – preparation for the Slovak parliamentary elections
The general elections in Slovakia are approaching, and The Council for Broadcasting and Retransmission was preparing itself, together with the colleagues from other relevant Slovak institutions, at a workshop with the representatives of the biggest social network - Facebook. In focus were the various measures that this company is implementing globally but also in the context of the upcoming elections in Slovakia. At the same time this was also important for deepening of the cooperation between the public institutions in Slovakia with this company, that is becoming increasingly crucial also in the election process most notably online political advertising in Slovakia.
Eurovisioni International Days – audiovisual reforms
Eurovisioni is a major annual audiovisual event that is organised in Rome and represents one of the most important discussion fora not only for the converged Italian regulatory authority AGCOM but also for the sector as a whole. Every year a differ key theme is selected for the international conference that is at the same time accompanied by festival screenings of audiovisual works. This year the focus was “Audiovisual reform - towards a European media industry?”