External events


The second NEWS Media Forum organised by the European Commission took place on 29th November. Europe’s MediaLab Chairman Christophe Leclerq presented the study that MediaLab worked on throughout 202.

 Main takeaways from the NEWS Media Forum:

  1. Creation of the Youth Media announced for 2022

  2. New grants for the media dataspaces to be launched in 2022

  3. Creation of unique European Press Room containing 16 different media

  4. Stars4Media still unique in its ability to connect media professionals and enable cross exchange 



Took place from Nov 2nd to Nov 4th 2021.

Our Chairman and Founder, Christophe Leclercq, intervened to discuss the media business environment and cooperation amongst media.

Médias en Seine 2021

Christophe Leclercq took part in the 2021 edition of Médias en Seine as moderator.

Plus de 250 speakers français et internationaux étaient réunis lors de 111 séquences pour réfléchir et dessiner ensemble une perspective existentielle : Habiter un monde commun depuis les Echos et la Maison de la Radio et de la Musique. Retrouvez ici les tables-rondes, keynotes, entretiens, face à face et masterclasses qui ont rythmé cette journée.

High Level Conference EU Presidency 2021

Public Policy Challenges’ for the future of journalism / journalism of the future

High level political actors will have the opportunity to exchange views on public policies to enhance opportunities and address the risks of AI-based technologies in the news media sector as well as challenges for the future of journalism / journalism of the future in the context of the European approach on AI.

Moderator: Christophe Leclercq, Founder of EURACTIV Media Network and Chairman of Europe’s MediaLab

José Magalhães, Member of the Portuguese Parliament*

Mogens Blicher Bjerregård, President, European Federation of Journalists

Nuno Artur Silva, Secretary of State for Cinema, Audiovisual and Media

Sabine Verheyen, President, Committee on Culture and Education, European 


Věra Jourová, EU Vice-President for Values and Transparency*