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19 May 17 0

In this edition of the Future Media Lab. news round-up, Karin Fleming looks into how Europe's media companies are experimenting with different business models online, discovery widgets on publishers sites and the Commission's mid-term review of the DSM strategy

05 May 17 0

In this week's news round-up, Karin looks at the importance of celebrating press freedom across the world (even as it's in decline), dealing with digital intermediaries and how to pop the (filter) bubble.

14 Apr 17 0

In this week's news round-up Karin Fleming looks at the how the digital ecosystem threatens high-quality news and information, what platforms are doing to combat fake news, and how the ePrivacy proposal in the European Commission could give a lot of power to browsers.

31 Mar 17 0

In this week's news round-up, Karin looks at how advertisers are moving towards adding humans back into the automated ad mix, talks on whistleblower protection are happening at EU-level and why fake news is good for business.

17 Mar 17 0

In this week's news round-up, Karin Fleming, Communications Manager at the Future Media Lab. looks into how the EU copyright reform could threaten Europe's press, the era of digital exceptionalism and how to get a balanced media diet.

03 Mar 17 0

In this edition of the Future Media Lab. News Round-up Caterina Sosso looks into the future of funding journalism, keeping comments civil and brand identity in the digital age.

17 Feb 17 0

In this edition of the Future Media Lab. News Round-up Caterina Sosso looks into crowdsourcing content, collaborating to build trust and bringing EU copyright law into the digital age.

03 Feb 17 0

In this edition of the Future Media Lab. News Round-up Caterina Sosso looks into the disappointing return on investment publishers get from third-party distribution platforms, how Google is tightening their ad policies to combat misleading/fake sites and the rise of socially-distributed video.

20 Jan 17 0

In this edition of the Future Media Lab. News Round-up Caterina Sosso looks into how fake news is being tackled through better reporting, Facebook's journalism project, and the return of ePrivacy discussions in the EU.

06 Jan 17 0

In this edition of the Future Media Lab. News Round-up Karin Fleming looks at the future of Europe's copyright reform, the invincibility of U.S. tech giants and the fights they're up against in Europe, and how faking news is getting easier with advanced AI technology.

23 Dec 16 0

In this edition of the Future Media Lab. News Round-up Karin Fleming looks at who's predicting what for the new year, privacy in the digital age, and the changing roles in the European Commission.

09 Dec 16 0

In this week's news round-up, Karin looks into how social media sites and search camouflage fake news to look like the real thing, asks whether tech giants have democratic obligations to share data, and what start-ups who work in newsrooms are saying.

25 Nov 16 0

“The UK has just legalised the most extreme surveillance in the history of western democracy, it goes further than many autocracies.” This Tweet by Edward Snowden is a reaction to the recent Investigatory Powers Act, which passed last Thursday with minimal media attention and very little resistance from the parliament.

11 Nov 16 0

While many democrats were sitting back in their chairs and getting ready to celebrate, positive poll results popping up on their news feeds, the change in the course of the election as Republican Candidate Donald Trump unexpectedly won crucial swing state after crucial swing state came as a massive surprise to most observers, most of all to those who had been reporting on it.