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Audiovisual and broadcasting policy in the European Community

Collins, Richard

Audiovisual and broadcasting policy in the European Community

by Collins, Richard

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Published by University of North London Press in London .
Written in English


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StatementRichard Collins.
SeriesEuropean dossier series -- 23
The Physical Object
Pagination32p.
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16007110M
ISBN 101853771457

On 25 May , the European Commission has published its proposal for a revised Audiovisual Media Services Directive (Directive /12/EU) (AVMS Directive) aimed at strengthening the promotion of European cultural diversity, ensuring the independence of audiovisual regulators and offering more flexibility to broadcasters over advertising. On the possibility of financial obligations to fund European audiovisual productions. News publishers proudly invest in producing large amounts of local, regional and national media content on a daily basis. News Media Europe considers any financial obligation aimed at funding European audiovisual productions unfair and unnecessary.

On 13 December , the Council and the European Parliament reached a political agreement on the Broadcasting and Retransmissions Directive. This is a milestone for audiovisual authors to continue receiving royalties for the exploitation of their works included in TV programmes’ packages distributed all around Europe. whatever the technology used. Once the new Directive is formally adopted. European Community audiovisual policy, and particularly public service broadcasting (PSB), exhibit tensions between different types of policy objectives: the social, political and cultural on the one hand and economic on the other.

European law to their activities is therefore a very complex matter and has to respect the specificity of the sector, which is recognized by, in particular, the Amsterdam Protocol on the system of public broadcasting in the Member States (Protocol No. 32 to the EC Treaty). The EBU supports and actively contributes to European policies that aim to. (g) ‘on-demand audiovisual media service’ (i.e. a non-linear audiovisual media service) means an audiovisual media service provided by a media service provider for the viewing of programmes at the moment chosen by the user and at his individual request on the basis of a catalogue of programmes selected by the media service provider;.


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Audiovisual and broadcasting policy in the European Community by Collins, Richard Download PDF EPUB FB2

OF EUROPEAN COMMUNITY AUDIOVISUAL REGULATION Broadcasting was not one of the original regulatory domains of the EC and was not covered by the Treaty of Rome establishing the European Economic Commu- nity in It was only with the Maastricht Treaty, 23 which entered into force onCited by: 2.

Audiovisual and media. Audiovisual media (radio broadcasting, television and cinema) represent more than a million jobs in the European Union and constitute the primary source of information and entertainment for Europeans.

The Community’s objectives in terms of audiovisual matters are European cultural diversity, the protection of minors, the promotion of media diversity, as well as increased European film production.

Description of Audiovisual policy. The Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union describes audiovisual policy in the following terms: [1] The EU’s policy, largely driven by France, of subsidising film-making and prescribing language quotas for television programmes.

The anti-competitive – and in effect anti-American – nature of the policy was defended during the contentious ‘Uruguay. Community. The European Parliament has considerably influenced the European Communities' policy in broadcasting and the programme industry, parti­ cularly since the first direct elections in It has done this in three ways: first, by requesting the European Commission to propose Community.

circulation of services in the European audio-visual market and at promoting European audiovisual production.

It is applied to all broadcasters regardless of the modes of transmission (terrestrial, satellite, cable), and their status (private or public).

The directive provides a minimum set of common rules concerning. The audiovisual sector plays a central role in European society. Its relevance has two dimensions: the economic, since film and television are cultural industries, and the social and cultural.

The countries of the European Union all have their own way of dealing with issues relating to culture and audiovisual policy. The work done by the EU complements this and adds a new dimension to it. Information gathered from the EU as a whole can be used to support national policy decisions or provide examples of best practices that others can.

The Audiovisual Media Services Regulations implement Directive /65/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Directive 89//EEC on the coordination of certain provisions laid down by law, regulation or administrative action in Member States concerning the pursuit of television broadcasting activities (the.

Broadcast professionals have free access to the full range of audiovisual services provided by the European institutions. Audiovisual facilities available at EU institutions MAILING LISTS, RSS FEEDS AND PODCASTS The EU institutions and bodies offer numerous subscription services, ranging from the latest headlines to specialised publications.

Abstract. The audiovisual sector plays a central role in European society. Its relevance has two dimensions: the economic, since film and television are cultural industries, and the social and cultural, since they are also common elements of everyday life.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Collins, Richard. Audiovisual and broadcasting policy in the European Community. London: University of North London Press,   Content industries are not only crucial to cultural diversity; they are also of paramount importance for the economy of the European Union.

For instance, the audiovisual sector alone directly employs over one million people in the EU. With the internet, media content, be it made of images, sound or written words can be distributed and accessed in a variety of ways and EU policy is evolving to.

The evolution of broadcasting and audio-visual policy in the EC is considered in this book. It discusses the extent to which the audio-visual media may assist realization of the goal of 'ever-closer union' in Europe, enshrined in the Treaty of Rome and the Maastricht Treaty.

Audiovisual media in Europe: Localised, targeting and language offers. European Audiovisual Observatory (Council of Europe), Strasbourg, Director of publication. Susanne Nikoltchev, Executive Director.

Editorial supervision. Gilles Fontaine, Head of Department for Market Information. Editor. Agnes Schneeberger. European. InMinisters called for a reinforcement of the international dimension in the Cannes declaration on EU audiovisual cooperation.

The Commission staff working document [SEC() ] provides a comprehensive overview of this area, notably highlighting the approach underpinning the EU action in this context. The international aspects of audiovisual policy cover five main areas. European broadcasting policy has attracted attention from many disci- plinesbecauseithasdualnature:okoffers a detailed treatment of European broadcasting law, set against an overview of policy in this area.

In this respect the authors identify tensions within the EU polity as regards the appropriate level, purpose and mechanism of broadcast regulation. 1.!IntroducingtheEuropeanUnion.

9!!. EU!membership. The!EU!and!the!UK. 10!!. The!European!Union!Act!. 10!. The!treaties!of!the!EU. Examines the broadcasting and audio-visual policy in the European Single Market. This study draws on a comprehensive study of Community documentation, and interviews with politicians and policy-makers in the Community, in European institutions, such as the Council of Europe and in the UK.

This tension was only intensified with the formulation of a European Community (EC) layer of regulation, which had as its primary objective the creation of a single market for audiovisual services.

End of Maythe European Commission proposed a directive aimed at revising the audio-visual media services (AVMS) directive from Since the adoption of the previous directive, the European Union has ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD).

audiovisual sector forms an essential part of Europe’s economic and cultural influence in the world. The fundamental principle of the Union’s audiovisual policy is to provide for the free circulation of reception of trans frontier broadcasts.

So the European audiovisual industry is likely to become a stronger and more competitive.Policy bias and the European audiovisual media industry Book section Original citation: Mansell, Robin () Policy bias and the European audiovisual media industry.

In: Jarren, O. and Künzler, M. and Puppis, M., (eds.) Media Structure and media performance: current research and new perspectives.The regulatory approach to the different services has also had to converge. Inthe European Union adopted a new regulatory framework for electronic communications networks and services, covering all forms of fixed and wireless telecoms, data transmission and broadcasting.