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EESC: EU law should set safe boundaries for high-risk AI

iometric recognition for tracking, surveillance and detecting emotions should have no place in Europe's human-centric approach to Artificial Intelligence (AI), says the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) in its response to the European Commission's White...

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Letter ahead of Germany’s Presidency of European Council

With our partners of the EU Media Advocacy Group where our AEJ Belgium president Lieven Taillie represents AEJ International we ask the upcoming Germany Presidency to go for an ambitious the EU's long-term budget (Multi-annual Financial Framework - MFF) that reserves...

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COE Annual report for 2020

The group of international media freedom NGOs working on the Council of Europe’s platform for the safety of journalists will launch their annual report for 2020 – entitled “Hands off press freedom: Attacks on media in Europe must not become a new normal” – via an...

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Join Difference Day 2020 #DD20

On the occasion of World Press Freedom Day the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Université Libre de Bruxelles and Erasmushogeschool Brussel, IHECS, BOZAR, & Evens Foundation, together with other partners such as EPC MPA, EBU, Bertelsmann, European Commission, UNESCO,...

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Access Now releases recommendations to fight misinformation

On 21 April, Access Now published Fighting misinformation and defending free expression during COVID-19: recommendations for states — a series of recommendations for protecting freedom of expression and opinion and the right to impart and receive information. “Hasty...

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Identifying Fake News in Coronavirus

The OECD Forum Network defines fake news as: “journalism or information that either deliberately or unintentionally misleads people and distorts reality by spreading false information, hoaxes, propaganda, or misrepresentation of facts” The Cambridge Dictionary’s fake...

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Resources for journalists in times of coronaviurs pandemic

Extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures. Meanwhile, AEJ Belgium recommends thtat you check out the following items: The International Press Institute (IPI) launched – on Tuesday (24 March) – a new web page to track attacks on journalists and restrictions...

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Letter from AEJ President

Dear colleagues, dear friends:  The last weeks were indeed important: for Europe and for our association: In December we had a very good AEJ-congress in the prestigious UNESCO-headquarter in Paris. Despite the strike all went well and almost all participants arrived...

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