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Issue # 116
8 June 2018
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Discovery and PGA TOUR to create first-of-its-kind International Golf Service

Discovery and the PGA TOUR announced plans to form a pioneering strategic alliance to create a new international multi-platform home for golf, delivering the sport’s most exciting moments, players and championships to passionate fans around the world on every screen and device.  The alliance will seek to benefit the game worldwide, helping to drive golf’s fan base and grow the sport around the world.

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RTL Group: Going Green

For the occasion of World Environment Day, celebrated on 5 June 2018, the eighth issue of the RTL Group CR Newsletter is dedicated to an environmental initiative by UFA, the UFA Green Team. This employee initiative, founded in early 2014, has already brought about numerous environmentally conscious, ecological and sustainable changes in UFA productions, and on 4 June 2018, UFA Creation Day, it offered employees several events on the topic of sustainable production.

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Filming has begun in Malaysia on the seventh series of Sky original production Strike Back

Filming has begun on the seventh series of high-action Sky original production STRIKE BACK in Malaysia. Strike Back, which will return to Sky One in early 2019, is a co-production between Sky and Cinemax and will be produced by Left Bank Pictures.

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Viacom: Global kids are developing a fearless attitude toward life

Viacom's recent study, Kids of the World, revealed that global kids thrive in today’s fast-paced world when they have strong support networks and a busy slate of activities that help them grow. The combination of being well-supported and well-equipped to flourish in a changing environment is leading kids to develop a fearless attitude toward life.

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UPCOMING EU POLICY EVENTS IN JUNE 2018

 

  • 4/06/18 EP IMCO Committee meeting, Brussels
  • 4-5/06/18 Justice and Home Affairs Council, Luxembourg
  • 5/06/18 European Audiovisual Observatory Conference: “Video-sharing platforms”, Paris
  • 6/06/18 Trilogue on AVMSD, Brussels
  • 7/06/18 EP CULT Committee meeting, Brussels
  • 7-8/06/18 ERA Annual Conference on European Media Law, Brussels
  • 7-8/06/18 Telecoms Council: ePrivacy – Policy Debate, Luxembourg
  • 11-14/06/18 EP Plenary Session, Strasbourg
  • 15/06/18 Council Working Party on Social Questions, Brussels
  • 18-19/06/18 EP IMCO Committee meeting, Brussels
  • 18-19/06/18 EP CULT Committee meeting, Brussels
  • 19/06/18 EP IMCO Public Hearing on “Promoting fairness and transparency for business users of online intermediation”, Brussels
  • 19/06/18 EP IMCO Public Hearing on “Illegal content removal in the DSM”, Brussels
  • 20/06/18 COREPER on accessibility, Brussels
  • 20-21/06/18 EP JURI Committee meeting, Brussels
  • 25-26/06/18 Bulgarian Presidency: Digital Assembly, Sofia
  • 27/06/18 Council Working Party on Competitiveness and Growth, Brussels
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