After a detailed presentation of the Stars4Media Second Edition, there will be a high-level Policy debate: “Towards a healthy European News Media sector?”.
Věra Jourová, European Commission Vice-President for Values and Transparency
Fernando de Yarza López-Madrazo, President of WAN-IFRA
Mogens Bjerregård, President of the European Federation of Journalists
Lucia Recalde Langarica, Head of Unit Audiovisual Industry and Media Support Programmes, DG CONNECT, European Commission
MEP Margarida Marques (S&D, MFF Rapporteur)
Helga Trüpel, former MEP (Greens)
José Manuel Sanz Mingote, Director, EFE news agency
Miguel Castro, Global Media Partnerships, Gates Foundation
The debate will address these key issues such as The Media Action Plan, in particular, the “NEWS bundle” initiative and the “European News Media Forum”, and the EU’s Democracy Action Plan, the digital and technological transformation of the media sector, and solutions to accompany news media’s capacity to innovate through training programmes, Creative Europe and EU funding supporting news media’s recovery and opportunities for cooperation between national media at European level, around a content sharing European platform.
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