Call for Applications

Potsdam, 31 June 2020. Young journalists between 21 and 30 years old from all over Europe, including the European Union, the Eastern Partnership countries and Russia, can once again apply for the M100 Young European Journalists Workshop. The 25 selected applicants will work on the future of the European media order and the role of local journalism in a global world during an online decentralized workshop over six weeks in August and September. The participation of guest observers on single days is allowed on request. Deadline is on 31 July 2020.

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New Perspectives With M100 Digital

Potsdam, 01 May 2020. “M100 Digital” holds many new opportunities for media exchange. In times of Covid-19 we are working intensively on our digital performance in order to continue to meet the acute need for discussion on democracy, the public sphere and digitalization and to dedicate ourselves to the new reality. What are the next steps for M100?

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Review of the M100 Sanssouci Colloquium 2019

Potsdam, 27 October 2019. The M100 Sanssouci Colloquium (M100SC) on “From Pipedream to Realitiy – Democracy and the European Public Sphere” took place on 17 September 2019 in the Orangery Palace for the 15th time. About 60 editors-in-chief, politicians and historians discussed the future of the European public sphere, the state of press freedom and media innovation. Find here the detailed summary of the media conference.

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Review of the M100 Young European Journalists Workshop 2019

Potsdam, 14 October 2019. The M100 Young European Journalists Workshop (M100YEJ) took place for the 15th time this year. Among the many highly qualified young journalists from Europe, the Eastern Partnership countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine) and Russia, 25 participants* were finally selected to attend a diverse workshop on “Reading in the Digital World – Innovative Journalism” from 9 to 18 September 2019.
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M100 Feature of Alex Berlin

Potsdam, 01 October 2019. Alex Berlin attended the M100 Sanssouci Colloquium on 17 September and published a 20-minute feature with interviews and excerpts from the conference and award ceremony. The film is published on YouTube. English subtitles are available.

M100 Declaration

Potsdam, 17 September 2019. M100 Sanssouci Colloquium has regarded itself as a forum for democracy and media freedom since its founding in 2005. On the occasion of the 15th edition of the international media conference, the M100 Advisory Board has produced an M100 Declaration with major theses of the conference.

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Nicola Sturgeon receives M100 Media Award

Potsdam, 02 September 2019. The international media conference M100 Sanssouci Colloquium honours Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon for her opposition to Brexit and commitment to the European Union cohesion with the M100 Media Award. Armin Laschet, Prime Minister of North Rhine-Westphalia, delivers keynote address praising the British-Scottish politician and her clear pro-European stance. Dr. Wolfgang Schäuble, President of the German Bundestag, delivers the political keynote speech.

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Call for Papers

Potsdam, 24 July 2019. Take your chance to win a ticket to the M100 Sanssouci Colloquium on 17 September in Potsdam and get your essay published on our website. Just send an essay in English (maximum one DIN A4 page) by 15 August on the following three topics to info(at)m100potsdam(dot)org: 1) The future of news in the internet age 2) The future of journalism: Why traditional media still matter 3) Innovative journalism: A short-term adventure or promising necessity? We are looking forward to all essays!