Acitivity review 2017

04.07.2018 14:07


New members appointed to National Electronic Mass Media Council (NEPLP)

06.02.2017 13:23

February 1 was the last day in office for four Council members – Aija Dulevska, Dainis Mjartāns, Ainārs Dimants and Ivars Zviedris – who had been working at the NEPLP for five years. Dace Ķezbere, who was appointed to the NEPLP by Saeima in June 2015, will continue in her job. The new NEPLP members are Ieva Beitika, Gunta Līdaka, Patriks Grīva and Ivars Āboliņš. More...

Country report - Latvia May 2016

06.05.2016 11:42


NEPLP restricts rebroadcasting and distribution of Rossiya RTR in Latvia for six months

19.04.2016 10:25

The National Electronic Mass Media Council (NEPLP) during a meeting on April 7, 2016 took a decision to ban rebroadcasting and distribution of the Rossiya RTR TV program in the territory of Latvia for a period of six months, effective the day the decision comes into force (the decision comes into force the day it is published in the public journal Latvijas Vēstnesis). More...

Country report - Latvia September 2015

30.09.2015 09:27


NEPLP: "It is an attack on media independence!"

19.06.2015 15:38

It is not surprising that several Saeima deputies had the idea to fire members of the National Electronic Mass Media Council (NEPLP). When meeting with the deputies, we often encountered expressive reproofs targeted at specific broadcasts on Latvian Television (LTV) or Latvian Radio (LR). We usually swept such remarks "under the carpet", as media editorial independence has always been one of the NEPLP's priorities. It is possible that this is exactly what has damaged our reputation so far that, in the opinion of these politicians, the Council must be sacked without any obvious reason. More...

Conference report

28.05.2015 16:56

The conference, co-funded by the European Commission, was organised jointly by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Latvia and the national regulatory authority for audiovisual media services, the National Electronic Media Council, within the framework of the Latvian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. It took as its reference points, the issues highlighted by the European Commission’s Green Paper “Preparing for a Fully Converged Audiovisual World: Growth, Creation and Values” and was intended to provide input from all the stakeholders to the current evaluation (REFIT) process of the Audiovisual Media Services Directive (AVMSD). The main ideas, issues raised and suggestions made during the conference sessions are noted below. More...

Country report – Latvia March 2015

24.04.2015 14:17


Audiovisual media regulators and policy makers ready for next steps after international conference in Riga

11.03.2015 14:30

More than 200 media experts, regulators and policy makers from all 28 EU Member States exchanged experiences and opinions at the international conference on “Strengthening the European Audiovisual Media Market for the Development of the European Identity”on 9–10 March in Riga. There was general agreement among the experts that the EU Audiovisual Media Services Directive needs to be updated. More...

Information for journalists

03.03.2015 20:34

Journalists invited to conference on “Strengthening the European audiovisual media market for the development of the European identity” in Riga More...

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