FML Blog


22 Jun 17 0

The 2017 Digital News Report from the Reuters Institute offers some glimmers of hope that the news industry in Europe is beginning to move forward with new approaches and fresh thinking, says lead author Nic Newman.

01 Jun 17 0

ECPMF, the European Centre for Press and Media Freedom, will be hosting a conference titled “Defending the Truth in a Post-Truth Era“ on 13-14 June in Leipzig, Germany. In the run-up to this event, Jane Whyatt writes about fake news and necessity to fight against it.

27 Apr 17 0

Jane Whyatt, Project Manager for the European Centre for Press and Media Freedom, explores the fake news pitfalls in today's media landscape and how quality journalism can play a role in countering it.

01 May 14 0

We have a new series for the Future Media Lab. blog! Every two weeks the Future Media Lab. team will share a round-up of articles about innovations and developments in the media sector, including references to relevant media policy debates.

16 Jan 14 0

Julian Oliver, Secretary General, Fondation EurActiv PoliTech shares with us the challenges and opportunities facing quality journalism today.

08 Jan 14 0

In Nic Newman’s "Journalism Media and Technology Predictions 2014" (LINK) he made it very clear: good journalism creates value – and therefore has a future. Newman refers to Annalee Newitz, editor of the io9blog, who observed that users today like to share content that is unambiguous and straightforward.

18 Nov 13 0

During the “Understanding Disruption” conference in April 2013, the Future Media Lab. had the opportunity to sit down with Romanus Otte, General Manager, Welt Digital at Axel Springer (Germany) to discuss the emerging business models seen in the media sector today.

30 Oct 13 0

Glenn Greenwald is leaving the Guardian this week to team up with documentarian/journalist Laura Poitras and journalist Jeremy Scahill in developing a new media venture -- one that could change how journalism is understood and practiced. While it isn't yet clear how this new venture will look, it has been described as a "very substantial new media outlet" and is reportedly being funded by eBay founder and philanthropist Pierre Omidyar.

07 Oct 13 (Disabled)

How can professional quality journalism be financed in the future? The next Future Media Lab. conference will debate this crucial question that will tackle the business model question for media companies. How will journalism change thanks to innovation in technology and new trends in media consumption?