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Regulator Grants National Digital Licenses after a Contested Process

  The regulatory authority on audiovisual media, Audiovisual Media Authority (AMA), granted the fifth and final national commercial license for national terrestrial digital networks on January 27. In its statement, the regulator said that the granting of this license concluded the licensing process for national terrestrial digital licenses in the country. The regulator voted to […]

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Albanian Media Institute organised a national round table and a training on media literacy in the public agenda between November 2 to November 4, 2016

The national round table presented the findings and conclusions the study on the status of media literacy in Albania, conducted in April-July 2016. The study draw a picture of the media literacy situation in Albania, identifying the existing practice, formal state policies, civil society initiatives, and the interaction of media with other actors. The report focuses […]

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AMA Chair Presents the Annual Report to Media Outlets

  Gentian Sala, chair of Audiovisual Media Authority (AMA) presented a summary of AMA’s 2014 annual report to media outlets. Sala focused on the range of problems the institution faces and shortcomings from last year, on AMA’s current work plans, and especially on digital switchover process. More specifically, the chairman reported that AMA has had […]

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PBS Signs Agreement to Start Building Digital Networks

  Public broadcaster RTSH signed on March 19 the agreement that will pave the way for the building of its two digital networks. The contract was signed by RTSH representatives, the Minister of State for Innovation and Public Administration, and the representatives of Rohde & Schwarz company. The contract was signed after a series of […]

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Court Rules on Lawsuit on Election of AMA Members and Chairman

  The Administrative Court has rejected the lawsuit filed by the Democratic Party Parliamentary Group. The Democratic Party complained on the process of election of two members of AMA and its chairman, claiming the process was invalid, since the opposition MPs had not participated in the short-listing process, as the law required. In addition, AMA […]