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31 Mar
2021

March Newsletter | Media Innovation: big picture needs the extra mile

Media innovation: big picture needs the extra mile In the past few months the European Commission presented several legislative initiatives directly and indirectly regarding the media sector. They have been complemented with the creation of a dedicated envelope named NEWS bundle under The Media Action Plan, gathering all funding activities for News. New policies and media innovation..

11 Mar
2021

Beyond Brussels policies: leadership for Europe’s News Media sector

Beyond Brussels policies: leadership for Europe’s News Media sector EU initiatives from last December may help renew the news media sector, if implemented fast and jointly. This Open Letter calls for leadership from Berlin, Paris and the Council, and from the press leaders themselves. Founder of the EURACTIV Media Network, Christophe Leclercq chairs Europe’s MediaLab...

05 Mar
2021

MEDIA4EUROPE: QUALITY NEWS SUFFERS, SKILLS AND FUNDING ARE REQUIRED

PRESS RELEASE – Brussels, March 5th 2021 On 3 March 2021, the Media4Europe Summit gathered 200 media professionals, key policymakers and publishers,  around the theme “Towards a healthy news media sector?”. The event was also the official launch of the second edition of the Stars4Media innovation exchange programme, and served as policy background for a strategy study..

04 Mar
2021

Vice-President Vĕra Jourová Speech at the Media4Europe Summit: Towards a healthy European news media sector

Vice-President Vĕra Jourová Speech at the Media4Europe Summit: Towards a healthy European news media sector (Brussels, March 3rd 2021) Ladies and gentlemen,  It is a great pleasure to be virtually with you for this event on the health of the European news media sector.bIt is an extremely important issue, because the health of the news..

09 Feb
2021

February Newsletter | Stars4Media & policy context: Media4Europe event

Stars4Media second edition is starting! Preview & policy context: Media4Europe event on March 3rd Winter is coming, and so is Stars4Media 2nd edition. Following the successful first edition, the exchange programme Stars4Media is entering a second phase. During the next 18 months,185 media professionals will develop 30 cross border collaborative initiatives to test content, formats, services,..

08 Feb
2021

Media4Europe Summit: towards a healthy European news media sector?

Media4Europe Summit: towards a healthy European news media sector? Wednesday 3rd March 2021| Online and in Brussels | 9:30 – 13:30 The Media4Europe Summit is the launching event of the second edition of the Stars4Media exchange and training programme, co-funded by the EU. It follows the Media4Europe conference in October 2020, which gathered key MEPs..

11 Jan
2021

Parliamentary question on a NEWS media sub-programme | Reply from Commissioner Breton

Read the parliamentary question on a potential NEWS sub-programme (Creative Europe), the Media Action Plan and short term measures for the media (submitted by MEP Andrus Ansip): “Independent and free media is instrumental for the functioning of democracy. The news media sector is in crisis. The revenues of global service providers who are able to..