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Europe Médialab moved

Europe Médialab starts 2024 moving its premises to the emblematic Résidence Palace.  Still at the…

20 MEDIA FROM 12 COUNTRIES BOOST THEIR TRANSFORMATION

Stars4Media NEWS BOOST phase to end in May 2024, ahead of the next EU elections…

Playing CHESS for Europe: The Media Responds to Call of Duty in Dangerous Times

Dear friend of the media and of Europe’s MediaLab, Welcome to ‘la rentrée’ after a…

A new strategy, media trends and Eastern Europe

Dear friend of the media and of Europe’s MediaLab,  We are preparing a new phase, with…

What will happen to Prigozhin’s “media empire” and troll factory?

This article originally appeared on Meduza, an independent Russian- and English-language news website, based in…

Media consolidation… to innovate faster EURACTIV takeover, MediaLab: what next?

Dear friend of the media and of Europe’s MediaLab,   We are thrilled to bring…

(Sister organisation to MediaLab, same family) EURACTIV joins Mediahuis group: Why media sector consolidation is necessary

Read the latest Press Release on an important update concerning EURACTIV. Read and answer our…

NEXT: WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY, AI OPPORTUNITIES, FUTURE OF STARS4MEDIA

    Dear friend of the media and of Europe’s MediaLab,    Today is the…

Stars4Media – FACTCHECKING: the business value of fact-checking in Eastern Europe

BRUSSELS – Last year, Europe’s MediaLab launched “Stars4Media – FACTCHECKING” – a research project, funded…

Read our open letter, co-signed by 28 MEPs and media stakeholders, calling on the European Commission President von der Leyen, to support a “Coronavirus Media Action Plan” to protect the infrastructure of our democracy (March 2020): Health, trust and journalism: a Coronavirus Plan for the Media

“Democratic debates require trusted information, less economic pressure on media, and more policy pressure on platforms. Supporting citizens’ choices, three concepts will help: ‘co-regulation’, ‘trust indicators’, ‘systemic publishing platforms’.”Learn more on our Open Letter to the Commission President von der Leyen, co-signed by 15 MEPs, former MEPs, and media experts (December 2019): Democracy and Digital: trusted media & platform regulation.

Media policy: EU's high-level expert group on disinformation (2018)

In 2018, Christophe Leclercq was one of the experts on the EU High-Level Expert Group (HLEG) on disinformation. Read the report of the HLEG published in March 2018: Final report of the High Level Expert Group on Fake News and Online Disinformation. This Opinion piece is summarising the works of the EU High-Level Expert Group on disinformation : Avoid censorship, dilute fake with quality news (available in EN, FR, DE).

The Open Letter reacting to the EU Action Plan on disinformation was co-signed by six MEPs and six independent media experts (December 2018): Beyond fake news: Strategic options for media ahead of EU elections (FR, DE). Three adapted versions of this Open Letter have been published in FR (Le Monde), IT (Italia Oggi), ES (El Pais).