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Press releases, November 28, 2018

Press Release: EU Ministers adopt Council conclusions on the strengthening of European content in the digital economy

EU Culture Ministers have adopted Council conclusions on the strengthening of European content in the digital economy. The conclusions provide…

Press releases, October 2, 2018

Press Release: EU allows for reduced VAT rates for e-publications

Brussels, 2 October 2018  EU Finance Ministers agreed today in Luxembourg to amend the existing EU VAT directive to allow…

Press releases, September 12, 2018

Press Release: EU Parliament votes to safeguard the future of journalism in Europe

Brussels, 12 September 2018 EU Parliament votes to safeguard the future of journalism in Europe Today in Strasbourg, the European…

Press releases, July 5, 2018

Crucial EU Copyright reform obstructed today by European Parliament: Publishers continue to fight for press freedom, professional journalism and a thriving internet

Today in Strasbourg, MEPs voted to obstruct a crucial EU Copyright Reform from progressing to the final legislative stage, succumbing…

Press releases, July 5, 2018

European Parliament succumbs to Silicon Valley pressure, endangering Europe’s own creative industries

Today, the European Parliament voted in Strasbourg to send the JURI Report on Copyright back to the drawing board, thereby…

Press releases, June 28, 2018

Future of Press Freedom and Professional Journalism put in hands of MEPS: Full EP Plenary expected to vote next week on crucial Copyright Reform

Ardent anti-copyright radicals, US Internet giants and vested interests, that commercially benefit from freeriding on publishers’ valuable content, continue to…

Press releases, June 20, 2018

Publishers applaud MEPs’ short of free press as lead European Parliament Committee votes in favour of a publishers’ right in key copyright reform

Today, Europe’s news and magazine publishers EMMA, ENPA, EPC and NME applaud the European Parliament for making a crucial stand…

Press releases, June 20, 2018

European News Brands one step closer to an EU-wide publishers’ right

Today, the European Parliament’s Legal Affairs Committee recognized the need for better legal protection of publishers’ investments in the digital…

Press releases, June 19, 2018

News Media Europe commits to promoting gender equality in media

News Media Europe President Fernando de Yarza signed today a declaration for Europe’s corporate tech leaders to achieve gender balance…

Press releases, May 28, 2018

EMMA, ENPA, EPC and NME welcome the Agreement of the EU Council on the Publisher’s Right

The European Magazine Media Association (EMMA), the European Newspaper Publishers’ Association (ENPA), the European Publishers’ Council (EPC) and News Media…