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Suite à son intervention à Brasilia le 21 juin 2018, lors de la conférence ‘‘UE-Brésil: Fake news – Expériences et défis”, en présence du Président du Tribunal supérieur électoral, Luiz Fux, et de l’Ambassadeur de l’UE au Brésil, Christophe Leclercq a répondu en français aux questions de Gabriel Luiz, journaliste de la TV brésilienne Globo… » read more

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On June 21st, in Brasilia, the EU-Brazil international seminar ‘’Fake news: Experiences and challenges”gathered Brazilian Superior Electoral Court judges, the EU Ambassador João Gomes Cravinho, key experts from Brazil and Europe, and representatives of social media platforms. Christophe Leclercq gave a keynote speech during this high-level conference, and 11 articles in Brazil and in Europe… » read more

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[Photo: flickr.com/veni CC-BY Veni Markovski. High Level Expert Group on fake news: subgroup Press with Commissioner Mariya Gabriel] (Keywords: #TackleFakeNews #FakeNews #HLEG #GAFA #Media4EU. Five free visuals and 10 quotes for re-use below) Since January 2018, I joined the High-Level Expert Group on “Fake News” set up by Commissioner Mariya Gabriel. 39 stakeholders advised on… » read more

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The new Commissioner for Digital and Media, Mariya Gabriel, is taking initiatives regarding fake news, with a fast process leading to recommendations before 2018 Summer. And hopefully, impact before the 2019 EU elections. In the same spirit, I share the five-point hypothesis below, and welcome feedback, chiefly offline. I do spare readers of this brief… » read more

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Terrorism wont divide us. Brexit will. Britons your country needs EU. Sharon Leclercq-Spooner   While EURACTIV covered the Rome and London marches, let me add a personal touch. My British wife and I were…separated: I was at the first event, also to attend a number of NGO events and to talk about Eramus4media She of… » read more

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The Commission’s ‘White Paper on the Future of Europe’, prepared since September at least, is quite disappointing. Perhaps intentionally? And it’s only the beginning of a process, let’s look at the debate method and some practical initiatives. Granted, opening a debate on 5 clearly different scenarios is good. This is a cross-road sketch rather than… » read more

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Chers amis, Chères amies, On change de langue, aussi pour rappeler que nous sommes multilingues et européens. Plus que jamais, alors que Londres et Washington s’éloignent de nous. Malheureusement! En fait, le réseau EurActiv est fondé sur 5 valeurs principales: Donc, d’abord langues, et Europe ensuite, transparence des débats et efficacité des processus politiques et… » read more

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. This blog post belongs to the #Media4EU Tour d’Europe series. Read the project outline, timetable and deliverables here, and the list of its steering committee here. Fondation EurActiv and the Institut d’Études Européennes (ULB) are initiating the ‘Media4EU Tour d’Europe’ project. This will gather perspectives from top quality media in Europe and propose initiatives… » read more

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At press conferences debriefing today’s EU27 Summit, the French and German leaders differed by more than nuances. Here are straight quotes, to avoid translation losses: – Francois Hollande stated: ‘Ce mandat [exit negotiations] sera exercé par le Conseil, avec l’appui de la Commission européenne, et celui du Parlement car c’est l’émanation, aussi, de la légitimité… » read more

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  The European Commission’s DG CONNECT consults stakeholders with a survey on the Future of Media for the new H2020 Work Programme. EurActiv among others contributed, and provides summary of its answers. You are welcome to comment here publicly – adding a link to your view – or in person.     Online publishing has… » read more

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Vous pouvez également trouver ce blog post en anglais ici.   EurActiv : innovate with Média 2015 a été une année record, à la fois en terme de nombre de lecteurs et de ventes. La couverture solide des principaux événements de 2015 (l’instabilité de l’euro, les attentats, l’immigration, etc.) a été renforcée par la nouvelle… » read more

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  Yesterday, I attended for the first time the traditional Catholic ceremony as EU institutions start a new ‘school year’. Attended mainly by EU officials, plus a few dignitaries like MEPs and the Luxembourg royals (current EU presidency). Plus of course bishops, priests, and the organising staff of COMECE (Commision des Conferences d’Eveques des Communautés… » read more

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