" [EMFA’s] potential (...) is created by many elements, but in particular by what (...) we call the media plurality test."
1 / 7
"This [EMFA] media plurality test is strictly linked with the role of the media authorities both at national and EU level, namely with the European Board for Media Services."
2 / 7
"It is welcome that national laws should be revised in order to better take into account media pluralism. Nonetheless, some problems may arise when implementing this media plurality test."
3 / 7
"[Media plurality test:] the [EMFA] proposal gives some principles (...) to revise national laws, at this stage (...) they are not very detailed. The criteria (...) to assess concentration are not very detailed either."
4 / 7
"The European Board's peer review is a good injection that adds something to a policy on media pluralism, nonetheless, it may not be fully effective."
5 / 7
"The [EMFA] foresees that the European Board decides by a two thirds majority, (...) this will help (...) define standards that exert peer pressure across European authorities."
6 / 7
"If we look at the media pluralism monitor report, we can see that not all the authorities are independent from political and commercial powers. This could be an issue."
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