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October Newsletter | EU media innovation: Europe’s MediaLab
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Category: Disinformation
01 Oct
2020

October Newsletter | EU media innovation: Europe’s MediaLab

A new name behind EU media innovation: Europe’s MediaLab   Set-up in 2003 as a THINK-and-DO tank, Fondation EURACTIV developed media innovation projects and a more proactive EU media policy to support a healthy media sector. Given current health and economic crises, this non-profit organisation advocates for media independence and media pluralism in Europe, helping..

27 Aug
2020

August Newsletter | Democracy is at stake: time to regulate social media platforms

Democracy is at stake: time to regulate social media platforms The well-deserved summer break is over. Policy makers, stakeholders and lobbyists are back in action. Prolonged Covid 19 uncertainty, economic crisis and political instability have further accelerated the decline of the news and media sector. Many of the small and medium sized companies are likely..

31 Jul
2020

July Newsletter | Democracy beyond Summit talk and legalese

Democracy: beyond Summit talk and legalese Early during the lockdown, this think-do tank and other stakeholders warned about the worsened media crisis, and asked for short term help to the sector, not only policy guidelines. Meanwhile,  debates were constructive, but – apart from horizontal measures – there is media-specific short term aid only in few European..

01 Jul
2020

June Newsletter | Recovery of the media: looking for coordination and coalition

Recovery of the media: looking for coordination and coalition Under the recent EC joint communication Tackling COVID-19 disinformation – Getting the facts right of June 10th, free and independent media are now recognised as an essential service. However, no progress has been made on a comprehensive Media Action Plan. Foreseen for the fourth quarter, not much time..

04 Mar
2020

February Newsletter | What is in the EU digital strategy for the media ecosystem?

What is in the EU digital strategy for the media ecosystem? The EU’s digital strategy was presented on February 19, just days after Facebook’s founder visited Brussels. He proved to be open to platform regulation and suggested a regulatory category between telecommunications infrastructure and media. A proposal to be deepened, as stakeholders and us suggested in our Open Letter “Trusted Media and..

29 Jan
2020

January Newsletter | Steps towards a better media ecosystem

Dear reader, After setting itself “top 6” priorities, including democracy and digital, the European Commission led by Ursula von der Leyen now gets to grips with coordinating media-related policies. In line with our Op-Ed “Cooperation of four key Commissioner needed for healthy media, democracy”, we welcome the setup of a dedicated media project group of Commissioners...

27 Nov
2019

November 2019 Newsletter | ‘Systemic Publishing Platforms’ & Trust and Stars4Media

Dear reader, Media4Europe newsletter – This is still Fondation EURACTIV’s newsletter, but rebranded Media4Europe for the coming year, given the name of the launching event on November 19th, and the final event in September 2020, for the new programme Stars4media. New concepts, new battles, new projects…the end of 2019 is mirroring the rest of this exciting..