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France-Italy-Germany / France Télévisions, Rai TV and ZDF create “Alliance”

At the “Series Mania” festival in Lille, France Télévisions, Rai and ZDF announced they are creating a pan-European broadcasting group, Alliance, which will offer viewers high budget drama series. For Delphine Ernotte, chair of France Televisions, Europe must “take advantage of [its] strengths, [its] diversity and [its] incredible cultural wealth” to compete with large groups …

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Algeria / EPTV invests nearly 2 million euros in making programmes for Ramadan 2018

For the third consecutive year, Algerian television has decided to broadcast its own productions during Ramadan rather than buying foreign programmes. Tewfik Khelladi, EPTV’s Director General, announced that 18 home-grown programmes will be broadcast during Ramadan 2018, with a budget of 250 million Algerian dinars (about 1.8 million euros). To produce that many programmes while …

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Italy / Rai keeps the broadcasting rights for the Coppa Italia

Rai TV, in competition with Mediaset, has managed to keep the broadcasting rights and live broadcast exclusivity for the Coppa Italia, the national football competition, for the period 2018-2021. The Italian public broadcasting group will pay 35.5 million euros a year – a 60% increase over the previous period. Rai Chief Executive Mario Orfeo said …

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Morocco / 2M launches a competition to reward less sexist advertising

2M’s Parity and Diversity Committee is trying to reduce clichés and fight stereotypes. Since its creation in 2013 many projects promoting the status of women have been started. In 2015 a study day on the way women are perceived in Moroccan media highlighted the importance of advertising in the perpetuation of stereotypes. The committee then …

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Algeria / Algeria shines at the 19th Arab festival of television and radio

The 19th television and radio festival, organized by the Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU) in Tunis, was particularly generous to the Algerian public television company (EPTV) and the Algerian Radio (ENRS). They won six awards on April 31st in the presence of their CEO’s Tewfik Khelladi and Chaabane Lounakel. EPTV won first prize in the …

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France / The Conseil Supérieur de l’Audiovisuel appoints women to run Radio France and France Media Monde

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On April 16th Sibyle Veil was named as the new head of Radio France, where she has been Deputy Director in charge of Operations and Finance. The new appointment is for five years, and Mme Veil replaces Mathieu Gallet, dismissed at the beginning of the year by the Conseil Supérieur de l’Audiovisuel, the French media …

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Italy / Rai TV signs an agreement with Amazon

Amazon has signed an agreement with Rai Television to include recent films, some film classics and the channel’s own TV series on its Italian video platform. The series concerned will be the most successful ones, such as “Medici: Masters of Florence”. Every new episode of a series being broadcast will be available on Amazon just …

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