MEPs from different groups gather around media issues Europe’s Media Lab – #Media4Democracy – June 4th – Press release Fondation EURACTIV, in cooperation with EU40 hosted a first MEP networking event to gather interest for a Media Intergroup. Also, MEPs who worked towards a healthy media sector were awarded. Sound democracies need healthy media. It..
Dear Friend, After what will likely be “difficult” EU elections, what should 2019 be about? We believe it should focus on big ideas, notably democracy, as well as the revival of the media sector. Moving on from fighting fake news, cybersecurity and – rightly – from challenging dominant social platforms. In relation to these..
©Artwork by Hayati’nin Evreni – “Six Tuscan Poets”, Giorgio Vasari – see it here on Instagram Dear Friend, As readers of this newsletter and media policy experts, you will surely have a view on: a) the following terminology issue which troubles me; b) what priority we deserve under the next EU mandate. There is growing evidence that the current reference to ‘platforms’ is too broad and..
Fondation EURACTIV interviewed Gagik Yeghiazarian, CEO and co-founder of PUBLIQ, about blockchain’s potential to address the media sector’s business challenges. As a former publisher and editor himself (Forbes Armenia, Forbes Georgia, Cosmopolitan Armenia), Gagik Yeghiazarian believes that a “working blockchain distributed independent media ecosystem where content developers, publishers and advertisers join to create, govern, manage and..