September 11, 2013
The MediaAcT online platform www.mediaspeak.org is designed to inform European citizens, interested in media and media ethic issues. Bloggers from across Europe and the academic partners in the MediaAcT Project discussed what type of information would be useful to achieve this - Media Speak is the result of those discussions. The platform offers a database of journalistic codes of conduct from across Europe, and details of regulatory or media standards bodies in each country.
July 16, 2013
The MediaAcT consortium presents another current deliverable: The Online Training Tool shall encourage journalism educators to teach courses on media accountability, and also shall enable students across Europe and beyond to interactive online studies of our subject. The Training Tool consists of material developed by the MediaAcT researches in all participating countries and bundles theoretical framework with the results of empirical research.
June 10, 2013
The Final Research Report on Media Accountability and Transparency in Europe has been launched on the Final Conference in Brussels on June 6, 2013. The colourful and easy-to-read magazine offers a wide-angle view on the multifold results of the international MediaAcT-Project to citizens. Contributers from all participating countries present their survey findings in a comprehensible and appealing manner.
May 10, 2013
The Leveson Inquiry in the UK and the recent report of the European Commission's High-Level Group on Media Freedom and Pluralism have stirred a heated debate among industry representatives, media professionals and policy-makers across Europe: Do we need sharper sanctions to make media self-regulation more effective? The EU- funded research project Media Accountability and Transparency in Europe (MediaAcT) provides new insights to the current debate on the final conference on June 6 in Brussels.
MediaAcT is a comparative research project on media accountability systems in EU member states as indicators for media pluralism in Europe.