the controversial screen quota law in South Korea and the Television Without Frontiers Directive
of the European Union.
The Television without Frontiers directive
and subsequent AVMS directive, while regulating both public and private initiative, are not terribly specific on the position of public broadcasters.
These differences may be traced back to older Directive versions (1989 and 1997 Television without Frontiers Directive
) (Commission, 2004).
The Commission adds that it will update its guidelines on certain provisions of the Television Without Frontiers Directive
(89/552/EEC, amended in 1997 and 2007) on televised advertising.
FIFA and UEFA argued that the listing of these events, which are money-spinners for them, as 'free-to-air' under 'The Television Without Frontiers Directive
' restricted their bargaining rights with TV companies for football content and were contrary to the EU Competition Rules.
They also discuss the Television without Frontiers Directive
, the Audiovisual Media Services Directive, Article 10 of the European Convention on the protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, and directives on advertising, copyright, e-commerce, and electronic communications, and other relevant primary law.
She believes it is important that channels comply with the EU's Television Without Frontiers directive
which states that 50% of programmes should be sourced from within the European Union.
On 13 December 2005, the Commission published its long-awaited (2) proposal for the revision of the Television without Frontiers Directive
(which has been re-named the "Audiovisual Media Services Directive", hereinafter: AVMS Directive).
In 2005, the European Union and the governments of France, Spain, and Holland determined that al-Manar violated European law, specifically the prohibition of incitement to hatred in broadcasting under the European Union's Television without Frontiers directive
. These decisions encouraged four European satellite providers--two French, one Spanish, and one Dutch--to discontinue transmission of the station.
It covers advertisements and sponsorship in newspapers, on the internet and radio broadcasts (television is already covered by the Television Without Frontiers Directive
), but it excludes ads in trade magazines, in publications destined mainly for non-EU markets, bulletins produced by local associations, posters, telephone directories, leaflets and cultural event programmes.
And as for legislation, that monolith, the European Union, under the misleadingly titled Television without Frontiers directive
, is planning to classify all amateur video bloggers as television broadcasters.