The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has expressed concerns about plans to further cut the funding of the Ukrainian public service broadcaster UA: PBC by 43% in 2019.
The EBU has said it is concerned about proposed changes to Lithuanian National Radio and Television’s (LRT) governance, including the appointment of members of the governing bodies and supervision.
Delegates attending a two-day event in Pristina organised by an EBU-funded programme have agreed that independent funding is indispensable to public service media (PSM) in Kosovo.
The EBU has concluded that ensuring independence is the major challenge for public service media (PSM) in the Western Balkans.
The EBU has expressed “extreme concern” about the future of public service media in Ukraine after broadcasts from EBU Member UA:PBC were terminated.
The European Broadcasting Union will be leading Ultra HD trials with five EBU members and industry partners at the 2018 European Athletics Championships in Berlin.
The EBU has welcomed a European Parliament vote updating must-carry rules and providing for a wider choice of FTA radio content while on the move.
BBC’s DG Tony Hall has been elected as the new president of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), while Delphine Ernotte Cunci, CEO of France Télévisions, will serve as VP.
The EBU has announced that over 60 representatives of public service media (PSM), international organisations, politicians and regulators have met in Tirana to discuss the best ways to help and support PSM in the Western Balkans.
The EBU has expressed its concern about the dismissal of the DG of the Montenegrin public broadcaster RTCG and the implications it has for its independence.