European News Media Forum: industrial transformation


European News Media Forum: industrial transformation

The second edition of the European News Media Forum (ENMF) will bring together top European speakers from the press, TV, radio, online media, magazine media and other audio/audiovisual producers for a full day of exchanges around the topic of “industrial transformation”.

What to expect

After a first edition about the safety of journalists, this Forum will focus on the challenges and innovations of European news media organisations. It will look into the below key topics in a variety of formats: stage presentations fireside chats, small panels and a number of showcases.

Morning programme (from 9am):

  • Opening session with panel on the state of the industry
  • Session 1: Innovations to generate revenues
  • Session 2: Building up a sustainable and independent model
  • Session 3: Engaging communities
  • Session 4: News that speak to all audiences

Afternoon programme (until 7pm):

  • Session 5: Media convergence
  • Session 6: Developing new formats
  • Session 7: Partnerships in the news media sector
  • Showcases
  • Looking forward: panels on the future of the market and media policy.

You will be able to attend the event physically or to follow it online and interact with the speakers through Slido.

Whom to expect

The full programme and list of speakers will be available soon, but they have already confirmed their participation:

  • Věra Jourová, European Commission Vice-President for Values and Transparency
  • Thierry Breton, Commissioner for the Internal Market
  • Dace Melbārde, Member of the European Parliament
  • Brigitte Alfter, Journalist, author and Director at Arena for Journalism in Europe
  • Fabrice Fries, CEO of Agence France-Presse
  • Joanna Krawczyk, Chairwoman of Leading European Newspaper Alliance, Head of Partnerships at Gazeta Wyborcza and President of Gazeta Wyborcza Foundation
  • Veronika Munk, Founder and Editor-in-Chief of
  • Christophe Leclercq, Founder of Euractiv
  • Rasmus Kleis Nielsen, Director of the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism
  • Greg Piechota, researcher-in-residence at the International News Media Association
  • David Schraven, Founder of CORRECTIV
  • Hanna Stjärne, CEO of Sveriges Television
  • Victoria Svanberg, President of News Media Europe, President of NWT Gruppen AB and President of the WAN-IFRA Media Freedom Board
  • Thembi Wolf, Journalist at Krautreporter and media activist
29 november 2021
09:00 – 19:00
The Square, Brussel & Online
European Commission
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