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Blog, April 26, 2021

World Intellectual Property Day 2021

Today we celebrate Intellectual Property around the world. Last year, we stressed the landmark decision of the French Competition Authority…

Blog, October 6, 2020

DSA Series #5 – Online advertising

News Media Europe prepared a comprehensive response to the public consultation on the Digital Services Act (DSA) (full document). Today,…

Blog, September 23, 2020

DSA Series #4 – the New Competition Tool

News Media Europe prepared a comprehensive response to the public consultation on the Digital Services Act (DSA) (full document). Today,…

Blog, September 16, 2020

The European Democracy Action Plan – perspectives from the news media sector

Over summer, the European Commission started preparing the European Democracy Action Plan led by Vice-President Jourová. The Action Plan is…

Blog, September 11, 2020

DSA Series #3 – The power of digital gatekeepers

News Media Europe prepared a comprehensive response to the public consultation on the Digital Services Act (DSA) (full document). Today,…

Blog, September 9, 2020

DSA Series #2 – A liability regime for online intermediaries

News Media Europe prepared a comprehensive response to the public consultation on the Digital Services Act (DSA) (full document). Today,…

Blog, September 7, 2020

DSA Series #1 – The impact of major platforms on media pluralism

News Media Europe prepared a comprehensive response to the public consultation on the Digital Services Act (DSA) (full document). In…

Blog, July 13, 2020

Five things European publishers need to know about the P2B Regulation

By Iacob Gammeltoft The P2B, short for Platform-to-Business Regulation, was adopted in late 2018 with the aim of improving trading conditions…

Blog, June 16, 2020

Digital News Report 2020 on COVID-19 – a snapshot of the impact of the crisis on news media

Earlier today the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism released its Digital News Report 2020, an annual study jam-packed…

Blog, June 8, 2020

From liable to re-liable: the EU intermediary liability endgame 20 years later

By Iacob Gammeltoft As discussions on a Digital Services Act intensify, the eCommerce Directive celebrates today its 20th birthday! Where…

Blog, April 26, 2020

World Intellectual Property Day 2020

By Aurore Raoux Every 26 April, the world celebrates the importance of intellectual property rights in our daily lives. The…

Blog, April 1, 2020

COVID-19 and the news media: media literacy during stay-at-home

By Aurore Raoux As we work, teach and study from home during the lockdown, we realise the incredible importance of…

Blog, March 24, 2020

COVID-19 and the news media: journalism always comes at a cost

By Iacob Gammeltoft As colleagues from the Financial Times and the Oxford Reuters Institute have pointed out, this is an…

Blog, May 3, 2019

World Press Freedom Day 2019

-Friday, 3 May 2019- Difference Day, as we also know it, exists so that we may remember why journalism matters,…

Blog, October 31, 2018

A European Media and information literacy platform – the most efficient cure for disinformation

News Media Europe fully endorses initiatives such as the 2018 Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2018 as organised by…

Blog, September 11, 2018

Europe is just one vote away from securing or undermining the independent media and jobs of thousands of professional journalists who together underpin our precious democracy

Europe’s press publishers are calling on MEPs to support the independent media and jobs of thousands of professional journalists when…

Blog, June 17, 2018

The publishers’ right explained – part 3

This blog post is the last part of a series of three and aims to help understand the need for…

Blog, June 16, 2018

The publishers’ right explained – part 2

This blog post is the second part of a series of three and aims to help understand the need for…

Blog, June 15, 2018

The publishers’ right explained – part 1

This blog post is the first part of a series of three and aims to help understand the need for…

Blog, August 29, 2017

BLOG: Let’s raise the bar on ePrivacy

In a matter as important as our privacy in the digital environment, it is my hope that we begin to…

Blog, May 3, 2017

Note from News Media Europe’s President on World Press Freedom Day

Press freedom in a diverse and plural media environment is essential for the functioning democratic societies and a core value…

Blog, March 15, 2017

BLOG: Bad news for European democracy

European publishers have long called for their legal recognition as a rights holder, a recognition that is common in other…

Blog, January 26, 2017

BLOG: European Commission presents new ePrivacy Regulation

The proposed ePrivacy regulation definitively states that prior consent is needed for almost any data usage (and not only personal…

Blog, August 22, 2016

Copyright buzz gets viral in Brussels – What would a good reform look like for the news media industry?

The review of the copyright framework represents a substantial part of the European Commission’s Digital Single Market strategy, presented in…