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Welcome to the European Publishers Council


The EPC has been working with opinion formers and legislators since 1991 to help protect freedom of speech, to support high ethical standards of editorial and advertising content and to protect media diversity and its ownership to encourage the widest possible access for everyone to fact, opinion and entertainment.

Welcome from the Chairman

In this ever-changing media landscape, we are proud to represent the business interests of Europe's leading media companies and proud to have earned the respect of leading regulators and legislators in the European Union. We are a high level group of Chairmen and CEOs of leading European media corporations actively involved in multimedia markets spanning newspaper, magazine, book, journal, internet and online database publishers, and radio and TV broadcasting. Our raison d'être is to work to ensure the regulatory environment is conducive to the continued development of both traditional and new media. - Francisco Pinto Balsemão
Chairman, EPC

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