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NEWSLETTER: Media support: bridging silos of public, corporate, philanthropy programmes

Media support: bridging silos of public, corporate, philanthropy programmes    As the stakes rise for…

Media support: bridging silos of public, corporate, philanthropy programmes

  As the stakes rise for media companies, aid grows, but fragmented approaches and short…

RECORD APPLICATIONS TO STARS4MEDIA NEWS, HELPING BUSINESS AND NEWSROOM TRANSFORMATION

The Stars4Media NEWS Call for projects closed on 30th June with great success. A total…

Newsletter: Philanthropy for journalism, Media Freedom Act, Media data sharing

Newsletter: Call for “Philanthropy for Journalism” to secure our democracies watchdog —————————- The structural changes…

Transforming Media Businesses to sustain democracy

The #Media4Europe Conference on “Media Transformation and democracy building” took place on Thursday, May 12th….

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…

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).