The Commission has released a toolkit aimed at tackling foreign interference in research and innovation (R&I), identified as a growing threat in the increasingly internationalised arenas of education and research.
Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here. “We have not so far identified issues with the Irish data protection rules or have evidence that these rules...
The venture capital firm set to acquire pan-European media outlet Euronews has long-standing personal and professional ties to Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, who has drawn widespread criticism for having presided over a recent worsening of media pluralism in Hungary.
As the EU increasingly turns its focus to media funding, ensuring that it aims for long-term sustainability rather than just short-term investment, will be key to ensuring success, those working in the sector have said.
Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here. “The challenge is making our rules something that can be enforced seriously, and cannot be challenged in court all...
Greater female participation is needed at all stages of the tech product and policy development process in order to prepare for a digital future that works for all, say innovators and industry figures. Speaking at the G20 Women’s Forum held...
Binding codes of practice, measures to keep children from accessing pornography, and new criminal offences related to the online world are needed to strengthen the UK’s proposed Online Safety Bill, according to a parliamentary committee.
Investing in digital skills will be crucial if Europe wants to reshape its economic position and secure its place in the future global value chain, industry and innovation figures have said, amid an ongoing skills shortage in the sector.
The family of murdered Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galiza, as well as several EU lawmakers, has called on the EU not to fund a gas pipeline project between Malta and Sicily that will link to a power station part-owned by the man on trial for her killing.
AI technologies are increasingly being incorporated into newsrooms, but with trust in media already in a precarious position, concerns remain that introducing machine learning could worsen the situation.
Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here. “France’s priority [during the EU presidency] will be to defend the Council’s priorities and to ensure that we are...
The European Innovation Council (EIC) has launched a forum to bring together policymakers, researchers and entrepreneurs involved in innovation, with officials warning that Europe needs more investment in research and innovation.
Facebook has found itself in the spotlight for allegedly providing a “key coordination hub” for human smugglers enticing people to the Poland-Belarus border, creating an increasingly dangerous situation for those trapped in the area, according to research and media reports.
While "significant changes" related to monitoring and transparency are needed in the European Commission's Code of Practice on Disinformation according to a report published this week, 16 new prospective companies have signed up to help with its drafting.