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European Commission: Media Councils in the Digital Age – Eu

Status: Open

  • Grant

Funding Size: N/A

Deadline: Ongoing

  • Eligibility: 
    • A consortium of at least two legal entities
    • Proposals may be submitted by any of the following applicants or combinations of:
      • non-profit organisation (private or public);
      • international organisations;
      • universities;
      • educational institutions;
      • research centres;
      • natural persons: natural persons are eligible as part of a consortium but the project cannot be coordinated by a natural person.
  • Funding amount: Not available
  • Type of funding: Programmatic
  • Target countries: EU Member States
  • Application languages: English

European Commission is calling for proposals for Media Councils in the Digital Age. The objective of the Preparatory Action is to further support the activities of the media self-regulation bodies and to promote the importance of journalistic standards in the modern media environment.

The Action will aim to deliver further research regarding the activities of the media/press councils and will identify challenges that could be addressed by the development of the journalistic standards. Recognising the close relation of media/press councils with the journalistic community, the action will aim to engage media self-regulatory bodies in the digital empowerment of journalists. It will also aim to promote the exchange of views between media/press councils and the independent media regulators.

See here to learn more and apply.

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