The Audiovisual Media Authority gets the chance to bring back to the attention of the Audiovisual Media Service Providers the obligations deriving from the law 97/2013 “On audiovisual media in the Republic of Albania”, as amended, the Broadcasting Code and other by-laws in force. AMA has appreciated and highly appreciates the role and contribution of… Continue Reading Appeal to the Audiovisual Media Service Providers: Attention to Disinformation!
The Audiovisual Media Authority held a business meeting on the procedure of implementation of the AVMS Directive and the release of the 700 MHz Frequency Band. This round table was attended by leaders of the authorities from Kosovo, Montenegro, Northern Macedonia and Serbia. The implementation of the Directive is a process in which Albania is… Continue Reading Business meeting between regional regulators for the EU Directive and the 700 MHz Frequency Band
February 13 has been assigned as World Radio Day by UNESCO to commemorate the founding date of United Nations Radio in 1946. On this occasion, the Audiovisual Media Authority organized a meeting with audio service providers in the premises of the New Library of the city of Korçë. The President of the Authority, Armela Krasniqi,… Continue Reading World Radio Day / AMA public consultation on the New Draft Radio Regulations!
Based on the decree of the President of the Republic, no. 13438, dated 20.01.2022 “On setting the date of local by-elections for mayor for some local government units”, as well as on the eve of the election campaign for the elections of 6 March 2022 in the municipalities of Shkodër, Dibër, Durrës, Vorë, Rrogozhinë and… Continue Reading Compliance with legal requirements for the coverage of the election campaign by the Audiovisual Media Service Providers
Following the agenda of meetings in neighbouring countries with Albania to coordinate the process for the release of the 700 MHz frequency band, AMA President Mrs. Armela Krasniqi and the accompanying Albanian delegation held a meeting at the Ministry of Digital Governance in neighbouring Greece. In this meeting Mrs. Krasniqi was welcomed by the Secretary… Continue Reading Release of the 700 MHz frequency band, AMA meeting in Greece
The President of the Audiovisual Media Authority, Mrs. Armela Krasniqi, together with a delegation from AMA, has started a tour of meetings in neighbouring countries to coordinate the work for the release of the 700 MHz frequency band. Following her Agenda, Mrs. Krasniqi held a meeting with Mr. Jeton Akiku, Head of the Agency for… Continue Reading The Release of 700 Mhz frequency band, AMA has expressed its agreement in principle with Northern Macedonia
In terms of the systematic monitoring process of the broadcast content, pursuant to Law no. 97/2013 “On audio-visual media in the Republic of Albania”, as amended, or regarding the complaint’s reviews submitted with the institution, AMA has recently identified cases related to ethical violations in programs. Each case was reviewed in compliance with the legal… Continue Reading PRESS RELEASE, Broadcasting code compliance
Last night (22.03.2022),The Audio-visual Media Authority, AMA, followed with great concern the case where the journalist and cameraman of the show “Fiks Fare” were ill-treated and threatened by two employees of a poultry farm in Durrës. The media team was performing their job on-site in order to investigate the issues and sensitivities related to the… Continue Reading Threats against working journalists, a dangerous act regarding the freedom of speech and democracy
The Audio-visual Media Authority held its second roundtable discussions on the AMA Draft Regulation on analogue audio broadcasts, which is undergoing the public consultation phase. The meeting held in Shkodra, follows the first round table held in the city of Korca with the audio service providers. The public consultation process, conducted by the Audio-visual Media… Continue Reading AMA in the process of public consultation on the Draft Radio Regulation
The release of the 700MHz frequency band, known as DD2, requires the commitment of all institutional and private stakeholders involved in this process in order to finalize it within the deadlines recommended in national and international legal acts. A week of intensive working discussions has started in the premises of AMA between national operators (public… Continue Reading New Frequency Plan, AMA with EU experts and national operators