EU regulators want to step up control of media outlets across Europe. Media organisations and the press councils that oversee complaints now face tighter regulation under the European Commission.
The high-level group on media freedom and pluralism set up more than a year ago by Neelie Kroes, the European Commission vice-president, concluded that it was essential to introduce new rules to ensure journalists and media organisations act responsibly and do not abuse their power.
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