European values of quality and diversity on your screen

As part of its digital single market strategy, the European Commission has today published (25 May) a series of proposals to revise the Audio-visual Media Services Directive. The current Directive covers "linear services" (television) and the proposal extends its reach to non-linear services such as video on demand and online portals. The EU digital strategy aims at ensuring that European societies, economies and industries make full use of the opportunities offered by digitisation. Another clear focus of the Commission is the protection of vulnerable people and minors in particular. Continue reading