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.


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

18 May 17 0

The Future Media Lab. team is continuing our “In touch with innovation” series on our blog with a series of Q&A’s that were conducted with media start-ups from across Europe. In this edition, we spoke with Diana Rus, Publishers Relations UK at Opinary in Germany. Opinary is a venture-backed media start-up that established a new way to make people’s voices heard in online content. Their technology helps publishers and brands to get into conversations with their audiences, listen to their users and build a closer relationships with target groups.

15 May 17 0

MEP Michal Boni shares a transcript of the introductory speech he gave to the World Café session at the 2017 Future Media Lab. annual conference, which took place in Brussels on 2 May.


Conference | Past Event

2 May 2017

Future Media Lab. Annual Conference 2017

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Future Media Lounge | Past Event

8 Feb 2017

The link is safe: Publishers' rights in the digital age

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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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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.