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PRESS RELEASE: News Media Europe joins the European Internet Forum – EIF

Press releases , September 7, 2016


BRUSSELS, 7 September 2016

News Media Europe joins the European Internet Forum – EIF

Today News Media Europe (NME) joined the European Internet Forum (EIF) as associate member as NME’s membership application was accepted by EIF’s Steering Committee.

Through its membership, NME will be involved in EIF’s aims to help provide European political leadership for the development of European and multilateral public policies responsive to the political, economic and social challenges of the worldwide digital transformation.

Wout van Wijk, Executive Director of NME, said: “We look forward to working with EIF’s membership and addressing digital issues underpinning the news media industry”.

About News Media Europe:

News Media Europe is the newly established trade association representing European publishers worth over 12 billion euros and more than 2,100 titles both on printing and digital platforms. NME’s national members include Belgium (Flanders), Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Netherlands, Norway, Republic of Ireland, Spain, Sweden, and United Kingdom. It is the first association of publishers to fully embrace today’s digital revolution – which ultimately represents the future of the press sector.


For further information please contact:

Wout van Wijk, Executive Director,

Francesco Vinci, Policy Advisor,

Tw: @NewsmediaEU