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June Newsletter – After new MEPs election: creating a media inter-group
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01 Jul
2019

June Newsletter – After new MEPs election: creating a media inter-group

Dear  Friend, There will be no summer break for European policy-makers until decisions are made about EU top jobs and coalitions are formed. The European Parliament has already suffered a setback as the Spitzenkandidaten process has been trampled by heads of states. This has triggered an OpEd by Christophe Leclercq, founder of EURACTIV Media Network, calling MEPs to..

06 Jun
2019

Press Release: #Media4Democracy networking event for MEPs

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..

20 Sep
2018

Disinformation: how should Europe prioritise its to-do list

Tackling disinformation: Europe’s to-do list Any to-do list can be structured depending on whether tasks are urgent and/or important. While the “important not urgent” model should warrant lots of attention, it’s a common mistake that the “urgent, not important” pushes back more serious matters. We need to make sure that the EU’s media strategy becomes..

12 Mar
2018

My Net Take: “Avoid censorship, dilute fake with quality news”

(Keywords: #TackleFakeNews #FakeNews #HLEG #GAFA #Media4EU. Five free visuals and 10 quotes for re-use below) Since January 2018, I joined the High-Level Expert Group on “Fake News” set up by Commissioner Mariya Gabriel. 39 stakeholders advised on disinformation across traditional and social media, and actions to take. I was rapporteur of the subgroup representing the press (this..