The Future Media Lab.

Where Media Innovation meets public policy

Since 2012 the Future Media Lab. is an open forum that brings together media professionals, tech innovators, journalists and policy makers to create a new level of knowledge and unique insights at the interface of media- and tech innovation and public policy.


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.

24 Nov 16 0

On 16 November, the Future Media Lab. hosted Future Media Lounge session in the European Parliament. This session focused on the review of the Audiovisual Services Media Directive and the impact this legislation could potentially have on press publishers.

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.


Future Media Lounge | Past Event

16 Nov 2016

AVMS reform – a media regulatory framework fit for purpose for Europe’s press publishers?

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Future Media Lounge | Past Event

27 Sep 2016

Press Freedom in Europe: Is it time to raise the alarm?

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Future Media Lounge | Past Event

16 Feb 2016

A media framework for the 21st century: is regulatory convergence necessary?

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The Future Media Minds are the backbone of the think tank initiative Future Media Lab. This network is an informal group of some of the smartest media minds across Europe who actively contribute to the work of the Future Media Lab. where media innovation meets public policy.


The Future Media Lab.: where media innovation meets public policy

The media landscape today is constantly changing. See how the Future Media Lab. turns challenges into opportunities for Europe's media sector by bringing diverse stakeholders together to discuss the future media landscape.

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The European Magazine Media Association (EMMA)

EMMA promotes Europe’s magazine media in times of change, to ensure the long-term survival and prosperity of a plural, diverse, and economically successful magazine media in the EU.