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Approaches to media sector in Europe: Commission’s coordinating efforts

Approaches to media sector in Europe: Commission’s coordinating efforts

22.05.2014.

The article underlines the Commission efforts towards media sector plays a key economic, social and cultural role in the EU. Generally, Europe has a strong media industry, which creates growth and jobs and presents European life, history, culture and values around the world. The media landscape is following a transformation, characterized by a steady increase of convergence of media services, with a visible move towards intertwining traditional broadcast and internet. The EU institutions cannot do much about regulating the media sector in the member states as these “regulations”, according to the Lisbon Treaty, are of supplementing and coordinating character.

Keyword tags: Education and Science, EU – Baltic States, Latvia, Legislation, Markets and Companies, Round Table, Technology


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Ilves at Halifax Forum: propaganda from the Kremlin creates a parallel reality

Ilves at Halifax Forum: propaganda from the Kremlin creates a parallel reality

25.11.2014.

Propaganda from the Kremlin creates a parallel reality, Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves said in the opening panel of the Halifax International Security Forum where he spoke about the threats that the crisis in Ukraine and Russia's aggression pose for the values common to liberal democracy, such as free elections, a state based on the rule of law and human rights, reported BC presidential press service.

Keyword tags: Baltic States – CIS, Estonia, Forum, Legislation, Security, Technology, USA


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