This call aims to support two sets of projects: collaborations between media to stimulate innovation in business and editorial models; and projects that offer funding schemes to support media of particular relevance to democracy and civic participation, to enhance pluralism.
Under the Digital Services Act (DSA), Very Large Online Platforms (VLOPs) and Very Large Online Search Engines (VLOSEs) must subject themselves to an annual audit, carried out by an independent auditor, to assess their compliance with their DSA obligations and with any commitments undertaken pursuant to codes of conduct and crisis protocols adopted.
To create a safer and more trustworthy online environment, the European Union is strongly committed to the fight against disinformation. During the recent crises, fact-checkers have emerged as an integral element in the media value chain, verifying and assessing the credibility of content based on facts and evidence.
In response to growing threats to media freedom and the industry’s viability, MEPs adopted their position on a law to strengthen the transparency and independence of EU media.
The European Commission has approved, under the EU Merger Regulation, the proposed acquisition of Lagardère by Vivendi. The Commission’s decision is conditional upon full compliance with the commitments offered by Vivendi.
The European Commission has published the first-ever European Media Industry Outlook, analysing trends in the audiovisual, video game and news media industries.
The ERC wishes to support an organisation or a consortium of organisations to set up a funding scheme that would facilitate 3-5-month stays of journalists at research institutions. The purpose is to give the journalists opportunities to learn and work on in-depth reporting projects by immersing themselves in the research environment and interacting with scientists and scholars.
A comprehensive approach to combating money laundering, terrorist financing, and sanctions evasion in the European Union has taken shape with the approval of MEPs. Stricter rules have been endorsed to address existing loopholes, ensuring consistent application of regulations and sanctions. Notably, verified information pertaining to beneficial owners will be made accessible to journalists and civil society through dedicated registers. To enforce these rules effectively, the establishment of a new European Anti-Money Laundering Authority is on the horizon.
13 March 2023 The mission of the European Media Ownership Monitor is to enhance the transparency of ownership and control of the news media in the countries of the European Union. The European Media Ownership Monitor (EurOMo) monitors media ownership transparency in 15 European countries: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Netherlands, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden. It provides a database with information on ownership […]
February 02, 2023 Written by: Adam GrundyThe Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) is celebrating the 65th annual Grammy Awards February 5, and the U.S. Census Bureau is tuning in by doing what it does best: provide demographic and business statistics, this time related to categories the awards recognize. For example, how many U.S. music directors and composers were there in 2021? There were 45,636, according to the 2021 American Community Survey (ACS) 1-year […]