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The #Media4EU research has triggered a pilot project for professionals in the media sector:   #Erasmus4media or #ErasMedia for young “rising stars”. Erasmus4media could be launched soon, under clear media guidance TARGET: For young professionals from both the editorial, social media and commercial sides, with solid experience in their media organisation and a promising future… » read more

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Photo [Flickr/ Johnnie Maneiro]   Giampiero Gramaglia is a former Editor-in-Chief of the ANSA agency, of Agence Europe and of EurActiv Italy. He currently teaches journalism and leads the Istituto di Affari Internazionali. He talked with EurActiv’s founder Christophe Leclercq, as part of the Media4EU series, about trends in the Italian press and skills required… » read more

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Fondation EurActiv, together with the Institut d’Études Européennes (ULB) and a steering committee, launched the ‘Media4EU Tour d’Europe’ project in October 2016. More than 30 editors, publishers and media experts were interviewed and a number of associations was consulted. The project came up with practical solutions.

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Gerard Meijssen (GerardM)/ Wikipedia   Jochen Hummel is Chairman of LT-Innovate, the European Association of the Language Technology Industry, he is also the CEO of ESTeam and Coreon. Speaking with Christophe Leclercq, EurActiv’s Founder, as part of the #Media4EU series, he advocated for a more multilingual Europe and he explained why Language Technologies should be… » read more

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Photo [Casa África/ Flickr]   Lola Huete Machado is director of Planeta Futuro, a specialised website of El Paìs. The leading Spanish-speaking media publishes from eight countries in four languages, and tries to diversify its revenue model. This interview was conducted by Christophe Leclercq, founder of EurActiv, for the #Media4EU editorial series.   In the… » read more

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Photo [Flickr/ Raffaele Pizzari] Maria Pia Rossignaud is a “digital explorer”, heading the trade publication Media Duemila and Vice-President of the TuttiMedia Institute, gathering press and internet professionals. She talked with Christophe Leclercq, founder of EurActiv, as part of the Media4EU series, about populism, education by and for the media, and what the EU should… » read more

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Photo [Youtube/ZAPP-Das Medienmagazin]   Matthias Krupa is European Editor at Die Zeit and former Brussels correspondent. He talked with Christophe Leclercq, founder of EurActiv, as part of the Media4EU series, about the tension between trying to modernise the sector and fighting for the core identity of legacy media.   There is a trend towards more… » read more

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  Miguel Castro is an experienced media programme leader, who has worked first with Open Society and now for seven years with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. In a #Media4EU interview with EurActiv’s founder Christophe Leclercq, he discussed ways to sustain the media’s role. To him, different types of projects are relevant, ranging from… » read more

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Photo – El Confidencial El Confidencial is a successful Pure Player, profitable and growing despite not charging for content. Its investigative model implies strict independence, but it is open to advertising and even to sponsored content, as well as to innovation projects based on R&D and EU Funding. As part of the #Media4EU series, Christophe… » read more

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Jean-Michel Bos [Connect Euranet/ Flickr] Jean-Michel Bos is Editor-in-Chief of Euranet Plus, grouping top national radios like RTBF, Radio 24 and BFM Business, now at risk of stopping. Well after the demise in 2013 of Presseurop.eu , the EU Commission apparently decided not to renew Euranet Plus’ contract, according to Ouest-France. Mr Bos spoke earlier… » read more

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Jean Brousse [Tendance Institut/ Flickr] Jean Brousse est administrateur du groupe « Centre France » (comprenant une douzaine de titres régionaux) et co-initiateur de l’étude « France créative ». Il a parlé avec Christophe Leclercq dans le cadre de la série #Media4EU. Pour lui, les échanges entre médias sont nécessaires, ils devraient passer du niveau… » read more

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Irene Toporkoff [Media Demain/ Youtube] Irene Toporkoff is the co-founder of a Paris venture providing ‘translated journalism’, adapting articles into English from top national media. She talked with EurActiv Founder Christophe Leclercq, as part of the #Media4EU editorial series, about various approaches to syndication, market trends and hurdles that the EU could help overcome.  … » read more

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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

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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

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  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

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  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

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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

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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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