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26 April 2012: Launch of the European Initiative for Media Pluralism

March 26, 2012 – 18:30 |

Media and civil soci­ety organ­i­sa­tions from through­out Europe call a con­fer­ence on 26 April to launch the Euro­pean Citizen’s Ini­tia­tive demand­ing a EU direc­tive on media plu­ral­ism for the improve­ment of anti-concentration reg­u­la­tion at EU level for the …

The summary of November 8 meeting

November 17, 2011 – 14:25 |

The Com­mu­ni­ca­tion to the Euro­pean Par­lia­ment ‘Ten Flag­ship Pro­pos­als for Citizen-Centred Infor­ma­tion on Europe’ was pre­sented to a panel of MEPs and Euro­pean federations/NGOs on Novem­ber 8th, in the EP Bel­gian Infor­ma­tion Office.
These pro­pos­als rep­re­sent one step …

La synthèse du 8 novembre et la poursuite du débat sur

November 17, 2011 – 14:23 |

Notre Com­mu­ni­ca­tion au Par­lement Européen « Dix propo­si­tions phares pour une infor­ma­tion européenne citoyenne » a été présen­tée à un panel de par­lemen­taires européens et d’ONG/fédérations européennes, le 8 novem­bre dernier, au sein du Bureau d’Information du Parlement …

Faire de l’information européenne une composante essentielle de l’information de service public

November 14, 2011 – 12:24 |

Recon­naître le rôle essen­tiel de l’ensemble des médias dans la dif­fu­sion d’une infor­ma­tion européenne indépen­dante, plu­ral­iste et de qual­ité
Inscrire, à l’aide d’une direc­tive européenne, dans les oblig­a­tions des médias de Ser­vice Pub­lic, la dif­fu­sion d’une …

Make information on Europe an essential part of public service information

November 14, 2011 – 12:23 |

The recog­ni­tion of the essen­tial role played by a broad range of media in spread­ing inde­pen­dent, plu­ral­ist and high qual­ity infor­ma­tion on Europe
By means of a new direc­tive, make infor­ma­tion on Europe an oblig­a­tion of pub­lic service …

EU Charter of Fundamental rights">Define the notion of pluralism and include the right to information on Europe in the EU Charter of Fundamental rights

November 14, 2011 – 10:00 | One Comment

A bet­ter legal guar­an­tee of infor­ma­tion plu­ral­ism

Mod­ify arti­cle 11, 2. of the Char­ter of Fun­da­men­tal Rights of the Euro­pean Union:

Replace: ‘2. The free­dom and plu­ral­ism of the media shall be respected.’
With: ‘2. The free­dom and …

Mediadem: For free and independent Media

June 23, 2011 – 15:10 |

The Hel­lenic Foun­da­tion for Euro­pean and For­eign Pol­icy (ELIAMEP) and thir­teen other research cen­ters, from all over Europe, launched last year a new study on Euro­pean Media poli­cies, called Medi­a­dem (Medi­a­dem Euro­pean media poli­cies revis­ited: valuing …

Citizen initiative for Media Pluralism: from Brussels to Bologna

May 19, 2011 – 12:47 |

On May 13, Euro­pean alter­na­tives and the Inter­na­tional Alliance of Jour­nal­ists invited civil soci­ety, press organ­i­sa­tions and MEPs to con­tinue their work on a Euro­pean ini­tia­tive on media plu­ral­ism, in Bologna. Social Euro­pean Jour­nal­ism was there.
The aim was …

Guaranteeing media pluralism: better the devil you know?

April 11, 2011 – 13:00 |
Lorenzo Consoli

In our White Paper, we offered to replace the Arti­cle 11. 2 of the Char­ter of Fun­da­men­tal Rights of the Euro­pean Union by a legally bind­ing arti­cle guar­an­tee­ing free­dom and plu­ral­ism of the media.
For­mer Pres­i­dent of the …

Should media pluralism be legally guaranteed?

April 11, 2011 – 12:59 |

Free­dom and plu­ral­ism of the media are already included in the Char­ter of Fun­da­men­tal Rights of the Euro­pean Union. How­ever, the Char­ter merely states they should “be respected” (art. 11. 2).
The Hun­gar­ian media law, the situation …

Argentina’s take on guaranteeing media plurality

March 25, 2011 – 17:15 |

While we are only dis­cussing (here and there) in our White Paper a way to guar­an­tee media plu­ral­ity. A new law in Argentina is already fur­ther steps ahead with its new Law on Audio­vi­sual Media Services.