In the occasion of the World Press Freedom Day, a coalition of media organisations and broadcasters – including AER – called for strengthening article 4 of the proposed European Media Freedom Act to better protect journalists and their sources against any threat to their independence and security to ensure effective journalism and editorial freedom.
AER Position on the proposal for a European Media Freedom Act
AER, the Association of European Radios, is the Europe-wide trade body for commercial radio, representing the interests of companies operating over 5,000 commercial radio stations to the EU Institutions. AER promotes the development of commercially-funded radio broadcasting in Europe, by ensuring a fair and sustainable economic framework for radio so it can continue to thrive. […]