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MEDIA IN CRISIS? SEVERAL FUNDING PROGRAMMES HELP MODERNISATION AND RESILIENCE

For media companies to become resilient, more funding and capacity-building is needed. Different schemes complement…

UPGRADING EUROPE’S DEMOCRACY INFRASTRUCTURE: #STARS4MEDIA NEWS TO HELP BOOST MEDIA TRANSFORMATION

Stars4Media is entering a new phase:Stars4Media NEWS! This marks our third step towards becoming a permanent European…

Media Freedom Act: help now avoid ‘other Trumps and Ukraines’ / NEWSLETTER

Media Freedom Act: help now avoid ‘other Trumps and Ukraines’  Given the war in the…

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“EURACTIV and MediaLab stand for a healthy media sector. We just finished a great year and…

2022, année de tous les dangers ? …. pour les Médias | NEWSLETTER

2022, année de tous les dangers ? …. pour les Médias En prévision de la…

MEDIA DATA SPACES – Phase 2 of the Study

As of October 2021, Europe’s MediaLab is delighted to announce to be part of a…

Newsletter: #Media4Europe in the run-up to News Media Forum: a healthier media sector

Newsletter: #Media4Europe in the run-up to News Media Forum: a healthier media sector ”Information is…

Democracy and Digital: trusted media and platform regulation

Democracy and Digital: trusted media and platform regulation Democratic debates require trusted information, less economic pressure…

PRESS RELEASE #Media4Europe conference: ”Innovation, content & data to transform the NEWS business”

#Media4Europe conference: “Innovation, content & data to transform the NEWS business” YouTube link: Business Transformation…

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).