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Can the EU do more for a healthy media sector?

Date

23 Jan 2019 11:00 to 14:30

Address

Fondation EURACTIV
Boulevard Charlemagne 1, 2nd floor
  Brussels
Belgium

Section

InfoSociety

Event Location

Brussels

Event Description

Healthy democracies need a healthy media sector. Yet, faced with multiple attacks and challenges, notably technological and financial, the sector needs a coordinated response. 
 
  • Is the EU pulling its full weight, beyond countering disinformation? 
  • Can the existing instruments help? 
  • How to anchor this as a priority for the next legislature and Commission?
 
10:45 Registrations 
 
Opening speech: Jávor Benedek, MEP
11:00-12:30  Panel 1: Media independence for quality debates
Moderator: Stephen Boucher, Fondation EURACTIV
  • Julie Majerczak, Reporters Sans Frontières
  • James Deane, BBC Media Action
  • Ides Debruyne, Journalism Fund
  • Q&A 
12:30-12:45 Keynote speaker: Mariya Gabriel, Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society
12:15-13:15  Buffet lunch 
13:15-14:30  Panel 2: What can the the EU do for the media sector’s sustainability? 
Discussant and moderator: Christophe Leclercq, Fondation EURACTIV 
  • Pr. Luciano Morganti, VUB
  • Marie Sellier, Vivendi
  • Urbán Ágnes, Mérték
  • Max von Abendroth, Dafne
  • Elmar Brok, MEP
  • Maria João Rodrigues, MEP
  • Q&A
Concluding words: 
  • Maria João Rodrigues, MEP
  • Jávor Benedek, MEP
 
This interactive conference is co-organised by Fondation EURACTIV and the Greens/EFA group. It is part of the Europe’s Media Lab series.
 
Please register here 
 
For more information please contact: Nathalie Bargues, nathalie.bargues@euractiv.com+32 (0)2 788 36 68.
 

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