The Articles of the European Media Freedom Act (Proposal 16.9.2022)



Preamble 1 to 54.

Preamble 1 to 10, Media Freedom Act (Proposal 16.9.2022).

Preamble 11 to 20, Media Freedom Act (Proposal 16.9.2022).

Preamble 21 to 30, Media Freedom Act (Proposal 16.9.2022).

Preamble 31 to 40, Media Freedom Act (Proposal 16.9.2022).

Preamble 41 to 54, Media Freedom Act (Proposal 16.9.2022).


Chapter I, General provisions.

Article 1, Subject matter and scope, Media Freedom Act (Proposal 16.9.2022).

Article 2, Definitions, Media Freedom Act (Proposal 16.9.2022).


Chapter II, Rights and duties of media service providers and recipients.

Article 3, Rights of recipients of media services, Media Freedom Act (Proposal 16.9.2022).

Article 4, Rights of media service providers, Media Freedom Act (Proposal 16.9.2022).

Article 5, Safeguards for the independent functioning of public service media providers, Media Freedom Act (Proposal 16.9.2022).

Article 6, Duties of media service providers providing news and current affairs content, Media Freedom Act (Proposal 16.9.2022).


Chapter III, Framework for regulatory cooperation and a well-functioning internal market for media services

Section 1, Independent media authorities.

Article 7, National regulatory authorities or bodies, Media Freedom Act (Proposal 16.9.2022).


Section 2, European Board for Media Services.

Article 8, European Board for Media Services, Media Freedom Act (Proposal 16.9.2022).

Article 9, Independence of the Board, Media Freedom Act (Proposal 16.9.2022).

Article 10, Structure of the Board, Media Freedom Act (Proposal 16.9.2022).

Article 11, Secretariat of the Board, Media Freedom Act (Proposal 16.9.2022).

Article 12, Tasks of the Board, Media Freedom Act (Proposal 16.9.2022).


Section 3, Regulatory cooperation and convergence.

Article 13, Structured cooperation, Media Freedom Act (Proposal 16.9.2022).

Article 14, Requests for enforcement of obligations by video-sharing platforms, Media Freedom Act (Proposal 16.9.2022).

Article 15, Guidance on media regulation matters, Media Freedom Act (Proposal 16.9.2022).

Article 16, Coordination of measures concerning media service providers established outside the Union, Media Freedom Act (Proposal 16.9.2022).


Section 4, Provision of media services in a digital environment.

Article 17, Content of media service providers on very large online platforms, Media Freedom Act (Proposal 16.9.2022).

Article 18, Structured dialogue, Media Freedom Act (Proposal 16.9.2022).

Article 19, Right of customisation of audiovisual media offer, Media Freedom Act (Proposal 16.9.2022).


Section 5, Requirements for well-functioning media market measures and procedures.

Article 20, National measures affecting the operation of media service providers, Media Freedom Act (Proposal 16.9.2022).

Article 21, Assessment of media market concentrations, Media Freedom Act (Proposal 16.9.2022).

Article 22, Opinions on media market concentrations, Media Freedom Act (Proposal 16.9.2022).


Section 6, Transparent and fair allocation of economic resources.

Article 23, Audience measurement, Media Freedom Act (Proposal 16.9.2022).

Article 24, Allocation of state advertising, Media Freedom Act (Proposal 16.9.2022).


Chapter IV – Final Provisions.

Article 25, Monitoring exercise, Media Freedom Act (Proposal 16.9.2022).

Article 26, Evaluation and reporting, Media Freedom Act (Proposal 16.9.2022).

Article 27, Amendments to Directive 2010/13/EU, Media Freedom Act (Proposal 16.9.2022).

Article 28, Entry into force and application, Media Freedom Act (Proposal 16.9.2022).