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Published | 07 March 2018

EMMA and ENPA press release on the open letter on e-Privacy

Brussels, 7 March 2018 – EMMA and ENPA has joined more than 50 stakeholders from 19 different European countries from across industry sectors in co-signing an open letter to call for a review of the draft E-privacy regulation to the benefit of consumers, the businesses that serve them and to ensure a vibrant Digital Single Market for Europe and its citizens.

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Published | 31 January 2018

Press Freedom in Bulgaria: ENPA reiterates concerns following ECMPF expert talks

ENPA attended the “Expert talk on Media freedom in Bulgaria” organised on 25 January by the European Centre for Press & Media Freedom (ECPMF) in Brussels. The event was an important occasion to raise public awareness and to receive alarming testimonies from journalists and publishers from Bulgaria, such as the investigative ICIJ journalist Dimitar Stoyanov, the Forbes journalist Vesselin Dimitrov, Theodor Zahov, the Chairman  of the Union of Publishers in Bulgaria (UPB), member of ENPA.

These experts testified of a constant climate of private and institutional pressures consisting of intimidation towards independent journalists and publishers. At this occasion, ENPA would like to reiterate its strong support and solidarity with its Bulgarian Member and stress the urgent need to ensure and respect press freedom, media pluralism and editorial independence in Bulgaria.

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Published | 12 January 2018

The Union of Publishers in Bulgaria (UPB) raises alarm on the threats to Press Freedom in Sofia.

On January 10, the Union of Publishers in Bulgaria (UPB), member of ENPA, hosted an international conference in Sofia for the launch of a "White Paper on Freedom of the Media in Bulgaria".

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Published | 20 October 2017

ePrivacy Regulation: LIBE vote jeopardizes the digital future of the press in Europe

In view of the vote in plenary session, ENPA and EMMA urgently call on MEPs to reject the mandate for the trialogue negotiations and instead allow for a true and transparent democratic debate that could ensure a balanced approach for the protection of citizens and their democratic values, including freedom of the press and their right to access to information.

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Published | 18 October 2017

ePrivacy Regulation: MEPs shall guarantee data protection in a pluralistic media landscape and not empower dominant US giants

On behalf of the press publishing sector in Europe, we urge the members of the LIBE Committee not to take a dangerous route that will not only go against the future of a free and independent press in Europe but also against the rights of individual citizens.

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