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Copyright rules fit for the digital era in Europe

Copyright rules fit for the digital era in Europe

Yesterday, the European Parliament, the Council of the EU and the Commission reached a political agreement. To adapt the copyright rules to the digital single market. The focus has been directed on improving the conditions for all creative sectors. In the light of the tech development e.g. music streaming services, video-on-demand platforms, news aggregators and user-uploaded-content platforms. Commissioner Mariya Gabriel, Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, commented in the following way: “The long awaited Copyright… Continue reading

Europe’s creative economy – public service media’s contribution – new report

Europe’s creative economy - public service media’s contribution - new report

A new report from EBU shows that Europe’s public service media organisations play a vital part in contributing to the creative industries. EBU representing 117 public service media organisations from 56 countries in Europe. The report shows that in 2017, public service media (PSM) organizations spent €18.6 billion on content. 84% or €15.5 billion was spent on original content. PSM totally invested €2.8 billion on fiction productions in 2017. This means 73% of all TV fiction… Continue reading