AER submits his response to the Digital Services Act consultation and calls the European Commission to consider the adoption of a meaningful ex ante regulatory framework to address the growing dominance of large online platforms. Read AER’s submission here and the executive summary of its position here.
Commercial radio is funded almost entirely by advertising, enabling it to remain free-to-air and free-to access to millions of listeners. It relies on its advertising business model to be present on every platform, including online, enabling it to create content and innovate. Unnecessary restrictions on advertising should be avoided. Studies show long terms and conditions […]
In cooperation with AIR Asociación Internacional de Radiodifusión/IAB International Association of Broadcasting INITIATIVES AT NATIONAL LEVEL AROUND THE WORLD BRAZILSpecial credit lines for broadcastersThe Banco do Nordeste (BNB), which has an agreement with the Cearense Association of Radio and Television Broadcasters (ACERT) to modernize the technology park for radio broadcast and the migration from AM to […]
AER, together with 11 trade associations, co-signs a joint letter calling the European Data Protection Board for GDPR flexibility for cookie walls. The letter, drafted at the initiative of FEDMA – the Federation of European Direct and Interactive Marketing – follows up on the latest updates of the EDPB guidelines on consent 05/2020 in May […]
The undersigned broadcasting associations have warmly welcomed the Action Plan for Media and Audio-visual announced by Commissioner Breton during his parliamentary hearing in 2019. He later recognised “the need for a holistic approach for the sector, that encompasses the regulatory framework and financial instruments, including the MEDIA programme”. The Digital Strategy of the European Commission […]
AER Policy – conveying radios’ points to the EU Institutions AER promotes and defends the interests of commercial radios to the EU Institutions by taking part in discussions involving stakeholders in the EU legislative process. It provides EU legislators with positions papers and answers public consultations to showcase the industry realities and safeguard a healthy […]
As the EU has started discussing the proposed recovery plan, AER, together with over 90 organisations from across Europe’s cultural and creative sectors called the EU leaders for strong and systemic support measures to recover from the coronavirus crisis.
INITIATIVES AT NATIONAL LEVEL CROATIAHRF – HRVATSKI RADIJSKI FORUM 3rd HRF Academy: the success story of radio targeting young generationsThe Croatian Radio Forum Association started back its training programme, with the 3rd HRF Academy held on June 10th. The topic of the 3rd HRF Academy was youth-format radio stations with programmes targeted to young audiences, […]
INITIATIVES AT NATIONAL LEVEL FRANCESIRTI – LE SYNDICAT DES RADIOS INDÉPENDANTESSIRTI estimates 3 out of 4 independent radio stations will have to lay off stayIndependent radio station representative SIRTI says that 300 to 450 jobs are at risk staff and more than a third of the stations fear to have to close down. 95% of […]
NEWS AND MEASURES FROM THE EU EUROPEAN COMMISSION State Aid to support the European EconomyThe European Commission supported Member States in their support measures for citizens and companies by relaxing its rules with regard to State aid (within the meaning of Article 107 (1) of the TFEU). This support was done through the Temporary Framework […]