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NME news, June 22, 2021

European media call on policymakers to further strengthen the Digital Services Act and to ensure that citizens can continue to engage online with the media they most trust and value

Brussels, 22 June 2021 Today, News Media Europe joins seven other European media associations, calling EU decision-makers to strengthen the…

NME news, May 26, 2021

European Media issue joint statement on the Digital Markets Act

News Media Europe and other EU media associations have issued a joint statement on the European Commission proposal for a…

NME news, May 20, 2021

News Media Europe joins media and tech companies, journalists and civil society, calling on decision makers to protect fundamental rights

Ahead of trilogue negotiations, news media companies call in a joint letter (link) on the EU Council and the European Parliament to…

NME news, May 6, 2021

News Media Europe adopts its Position Paper on the Digital Services Act proposal

Position paper on the Digital Services Act proposal   News Media Europe adopted its position paper on the Digital Services…

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…

NME news, April 12, 2021

News Media Europe submission to the European Commission public consultation on a fair and competitive digital economy – digital levy

News Media Europe submitted its comments to the European Commission’s public consultation on a fair and competitive digital economy – digital…

NME news, April 12, 2021

10 Confidence building measures for platforms to deliver verifiable and tangible actions to tackle disinformation online

Europe has announced that it will be stepping up its efforts in the fight against online disinformation and publish guidance…

NME news, April 2, 2021

News Media Europe response to public consultation on political advertising

News Media Europe response to a public consultation of the European Commission on an upcoming legislative proposal on political advertising…

NME news, March 19, 2021

News Media Europe reiterates the need to make news media and culture part of national recovery strategies

A year ago, Covid19 hit the world and Europe went into full lockdown. Cultural life has never been reactivated since…

NME news, November 4, 2020

News Media Europe urges Member States to channel funds to the cultural and news media sector

In the wake of a new confinement, News Media Europe urges Member States to channel funds to the cultural and…

NME news, October 27, 2020

Joanne McGreevy appointed Vice President at News Media Europe

PRESS RELEASE -Brussels, 27 October 2020- Joanne McGreevy, Marketplace Publisher at Reach Ireland, joins Brussels-based trade association News Media Europe…

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…

NME news, June 19, 2020

News Media Europe calls for strong and systemic support measures at EU and national level to recover from the crisis

Ahead of the European Council meeting on 19 June, News Media Europe calls for strong and systemic support measures at…

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…

NME news, October 1, 2018

NME contribution to European Commission debate on “shaping competition policy in the era of digitisation”

News Media Europe (NME) has submitted a contribution looking at how competition policy can be modernised to promote open, fair…

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…

NME news, August 27, 2018

Statement on Publishers’ Right from journalists and publishers ahead of the 12 September Plenary on the EU Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market

Ahead of the copyright vote in Plenary scheduled for 12 September, the EFJ (European Federation of Journalists), the IFJ (International…

NME news, July 11, 2018

NME releases report on future of EU media policy: “Safeguarding the Economic Sustainability of Europe’s News Media Ecosystem”

Today, News Media Europe released its report on the future of EU media policy: “Safeguarding the Economic Sustainability of Europe’s News…

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…

NME news, March 12, 2018

High-Level group on fake news presents its report to the European Commissioner

Today the report of the High-Level Expert Group on fake news and disinformation was presented to European Commissioner Gabriel. The…

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…

NME news, December 22, 2016

NME response to consultation on the Leveson Inquiry and its implementation

The British government has opened up a public consultation on the next stage of the Leveson Inquiry, asking whether the government…

NME news, December 1, 2016

NME present at Council of Europe CDMSI meeting

Speech by Wout van Wijk during the Council of Europe’s Steering Committee on Media and Information Society (CDMSI) meeting 1st…

NME news, October 10, 2016

News Media Europe’s Wout van Wijk speech on copyright at EJC and Google debate

First of all I’d like to thank the organisers for setting up this panel and for making me part of…

NME news, September 28, 2016

NME Executive Director speech during the event on Copyright & Internet Freedom

Find below the speech delivered by Wout van Wijk, Executive Director of News Media Europe, during the roundtable on copyright and…

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…

NME news, April 26, 2016

News Media Europe welcomes the announcement by the European Commission to modernise VAT in the EU

News Media Europe, the organisation representing and promoting the interests of the modern European news media industry, welcomes the announcement…