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This is a blog post of the #Media4EU Tour d’Europe series. Read the project outline, timetable and deliverables here, and the first updates here.   The #Media4EU Tour d’Europe project will gather perspectives from some of the most experienced actors in the European media sector to investigate how national media can cooperate across borders in… » read more

Posted by Christophe Leclercq

This blog post belongs to the #Media4EU Tour d’Europe series. Read the project outline, timetable and deliverables here, and the first updates here.   ‘Don’t ask what the media can do for EU, but think what Europe and media could do together’ “The EU never handled the media like a normal economic sector. Rather: regulating… » read more

Posted by Christophe Leclercq

La semaine dernière, j’étais présent aux IVème Assises européennes du plurilinguisme, organisée par l’Observatoire européen du plurilinguisme et par l’association GEM+ pour une Gouvernance Européenne Multilingue. Les deux grands sujets de l’évènement étaient le plurilinguisme et la créativité et comment l’un et l’autres sont très compatibles lorsqu’il faut s’adresser à un publique multilingue et varié.… » read more

Posted by Freddie Martyn

  Les Assises du Journalisme ont été créées en 2006 par l’association ‘Journalisme & Citoyenneté’. Durant trois jours, les Assises proposent des ateliers de formation professionnelle, des débats publics et soirées spéciales autour des grands thèmes de l’actualité nationale et internationale mais aussi des expositions, des ateliers d’éducation à l’information, puis des remises de Prix.… » read more

Posted by Christophe Leclercq

  Tokyo’s publishing empire will purchase Europe’s largest business newspaper (and its sister publication The Economist is also up to sale) . Is this ‘business as usual’, or does the pink newspaper matter for Europe? My view in short: This is not good news for Europe, lose one more media brand to a foreign owner.… » read more

Posted by Christophe Leclercq

  On 3rd May, during World Press Freedom Day, BOZAR, I-Minds, ULB & VUB and many supporters including EurActiv organized a major event: Difference Day. It was successful and is likely to be repeated in 2016. Notably, a ‘Europe’ panel took place. I was one of the speakers, alongside VDI Nachrichten & Die Welt correspondent… » read more

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I am currently in Latvia for the 3-day Multilingual Digital Single Market #RigaSummit2015 and was asked to present EurActiv’s experiences as a multilingual media in the Empowering Multilingual Content, Media, and Data Economy plenary session. Check out my presentation here : [embeddoc url=”http://euroman.blogactiv.eu/files/2015/04/Presentation_Christophe_LECLERCQ__MultilingualDigitalSingleMarket_Riga_Summit_4_28-04-2015-FINAL.pdf” download=”all” viewer=”google”]  

Posted by Christophe Leclercq

Last month, Fondation EurActiv released its ‘Yellow Overview’ with 6 recommendations for independent and sustainable media in Europe at an event gathering 120+ policy-makers, stakeholders and media representatives in the European Parliament. (You can read more on this here, and in my previous #Media4EU blog posts.) Call for a High Level Group for a healthy… » read more

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This is a lightly edited version of my speaking note for an event held at the EU Delegation on January 15. The event was ‘off the record’, to foster real debate as it did, but I do not mind publishing my own speech, in ‘Chatham House’ style. I heard some variety of views in Washington,… » read more

Posted by Christophe Leclercq

A PDF version of the “Yellow Overview” document can be downloaded here. ORIGINS & PROCESS: BY MEDIA PROFESSIONALS OVER the PAST 18 MONTHS The media are facing dual crises: economic and digital. A working group[1] of journalists, publishers and other media experts have studied the European media landscape, including many past failures at EU level.… » read more

Posted by Christophe Leclercq

Téléchargez une copie du “papier jaune” en PDF. ORIGINES & PROCESSUS : RAPPORT RÉALISÉE PAR PROFESSIONNELS DES MÉDIAS AU COURS DES 18 DERNIERS MOIS Les médias font face à une double crise, économique et numérique. Un groupe de travail[1], composé de journalistes, d’éditeurs, et d’autres experts des médias, a étudié le paysage médiatique européen et… » read more

Posted by Christophe Leclercq

The media are facing dual crises: economic and digital. A working group of journalists, publishers and other media experts have studied the European media landscape, including many past failures at EU level. The Association of European Journalists, present in many countries, asked Christophe Leclercq to chair this group. A Draft paper was prepared and circulated… » read more

Posted by Christophe Leclercq

Sharing best practices is constructive and stimulating. Plus competition leads to continuous improvements. I welcome new attempts, see for example: RT @LeclercqEU: #Springer (Bild’) & Politico (US): bienvenue a BXL! Contrer le populisme, pas renforcer… #Media4EU http://t.co/DnvAne8N6T — Christophe Leclercq (@LeclercqEU) September 10, 2014 This cooperative approach builds on interactions in many relevant circles. EurActiv… » read more

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The first hope, better strategies by media companies themselves, is addressed elsewhere. Indeed, most European media attempts have failed so far. And here is why I share these findings freely. As for the political context, there are both idealistic, policy, and organisational aspects. The ‘European public space’ First, some in civil society and europoliticians alike… » read more

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