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Position papers, December 12, 2022

News Media Europe position paper on the European Media Freedom Act

Brussels, 12 December 2022 News Media Europe warmly welcomes the European Commission’s intention to protect press freedom in Europe. However,…

Position papers, March 22, 2022

Media Freedom Act contributions

News Media Europe submitted its input to the public consultation on the Media Freedom Act and the European Commission call…

Position papers, February 15, 2022

Position paper on Political Advertising

Please access our position paper on political adverting here. For more information, please contact Iacob Gammeltoft.

Position papers, December 21, 2021

Report on The impact of strategic lawsuits against public participation (SLAPPs) on the news media sector

Updated 21 December 2021 Download News Media Europe’s report on the impact of strategic lawsuits against public participation (SLAPPs) on…

Position papers, December 17, 2021

News Media Europe statement of serious concerns regarding the impact of recent judgements by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on freedom of the press

The ECHR plays a uniquely important role in shaping and protecting the fundamental rights and freedoms of the citizens of…

Position papers, September 8, 2021

Position paper on the Digital Markets Act (DMA)

News Media Europe’s position on the Digital Markets Act can be accessed by clicking here. Recommendations include: Expand the obligation…

Position papers, October 8, 2020

News Media Europe’s contribution to the European Commission public consultation on the Notice on the definition of relevant market for the purposes of Community competition law

News Media Europe’s contribution to the European Commission public consultation on the Notice on the definition of relevant market for…

Position papers, January 21, 2020

NME’s Reflection Paper on the Digital Services Act

The NME reflection paper on the DSA can be found here. Main takeaways include: NME supports adjustments in the liability framework…

Position papers, August 21, 2018

NME response to European Commission’s Platforms to Business proposal

NME strongly welcomes the proposed Regulation which seeks to level the playing field for business users and corporate website users…

Position papers, January 26, 2018

UPDATED POSITION PAPER on ePrivacy

Ensuring privacy without undermining legitimate business models and media pluralism The digital business model of the news media sector relies…

Position papers, March 29, 2017

POSITION PAPER: Regulation on Privacy and Electronic Communications (ePrivacy Regulation)

On January 10th, the European Commission presented a proposal for updating the rules for electronic communications, through replacing the current…

Position papers, November 23, 2016

POSITION PAPER: Copyright in the DSM

16/11/2016 News Media Europe (NME) represents the progressive news media industry in Europe –  over 2200 European newsbrands of newspapers,…

Position papers, August 16, 2016

POSITION PAPER: THE AUDIOVISUAL MEDIA SERVICE DIRECTIVE (AVMSD)

News Media Europe (NME) is the organisation representing and promoting the interests of the modern European news media industry. NME…

Position papers, June 22, 2016

POSITION PAPER: VAT ON E-PUBLICATIONS

News Media Europe (NME) is the organisation representing and promoting the interests of the modern European news media industry. NME…