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Published | 08 February 2019

EUROPEAN PRESS PUBLISHERS CALL UPON MEMBER STATES TO ADOPT MANDATE FOR COPYRIGHT REFORM TO PROCEED

Europe’s press publishers, represented by EMMA (European Magazine Media Association), ENPA (European Newspaper Publishers’ Association), EPC (European Publishers Council) and NME (News Media Europe) call upon Member States in a letter to move forward with the reform and adopt the mandate in order for the final negotiations to take place next week.

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Published | 31 January 2019

OPEN LETTER FROM PUBLISHERS, NEWS AGENCIES AND JOURNALISTS TO MERKEL AND MACRON: « PLEASE TAKE URGENT ACTION AND DON’T JEOPARDISE COPYRIGHT REFORM »

Europe’s news publishers, news agencies and journalists have appealed to Chancellor Merkel and President Macron to break the Franco-German deadlock over the negotiation on the EU copyright reform, in a letter (attached) signed by the entirety of the press ecosystem, namely ENPA (European Newspaper Publishers’ Association), EMMA (European Magazine Media Association), EFJ (European Federation of Journalists), EANA (European Alliance of News Agencies), EPC (European Publishers’ Council), NMC (News Media Coalition) and NME (News Media Europe).

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Published | 21 January 2019

GOOGLE TEST SHOWS ARTICLE 11 WOULD DRIVE READERS TO PRESS HOMEPAGES

GOOGLE TEST SHOWS ARTICLE 11 WOULD DRIVE READERS TO PRESS HOMEPAGES

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Published | 12 December 2018

Publishers tell COREPER: agree to negotiate a workable Publisher’s Neighbouring Right or condemn consumers to a future of news experienced through the lens of Google

With Google still shouting from the rooftops that it will cut news publishers off at the knees if an EU Publisher’s neighbouring right is adopted, one should not be surprised that Google is ramping up its opposition to it when their very business model is based on free and unfettered re-use of publishers’ and others’ valuable content whilst dictating the terms and conditions.

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Published | 29 November 2018

Press titles across Europe mobilise for a publishers’ right to boost professional journalism

EMMA and ENPA welcome the mobilisation of newspapers across Europe in the context of the ongoing EU copyright reform which would grant press publishers with an exclusive right.

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