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New issue of European Media Policy no. 3, 2021

NEWSLETTER | 21 December 2021

Welcome to a new issue of our European Media Policy newsletter.

Some of the contents:

  • Work on EU’s new digital rulebook has been progressing quite quickly lately, especially after a hearing in Parliament with Facebook whistle-blower Frances Haugen.
  • The EU has tech slayer Margrethe Vestager and the US has Linda Khan – the new head of the powerful antitrust agency FTC – also a Big Tech hunter. Now they’ve decided to go on a joint mission.
  • Being a journalist has become quite hazardous in Europe these days. The EU Commission tells member states to support and protect them.
  • Many are worried about online political advertising, especially before elections. Now the EU Commission has proposed rules for such advertising.
  • Facial recognition is a hot issue in EU discussions on the draft AI law. Those arguing for a ban seem to have won a strong supporter lately.
     

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European Media Policy is a newsletter published by Nordicom and edited by Anna Celsing. Published three times a year, it focuses specifically on developments in media policy at the European level, such as new proposals for legislation, debates in the European Parliament, recently taken or impending policy decisions, EU studies in the field, and so forth.

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