Potsdam, 17 Oktober 2020. The M100 Young European Journalists Workshop (M100YEJ) was realized this year for the first time in digital form as a decentralized online event due to the Covid19 situation: Around 25 invited M100YEJ participants from all over the world were connected online in interactive discussion groups. Under the title “The local-global nexus: Exploring new strategies for local journalism in the post-covid era”, the young journalists dealt from August 27 to September 17, 2020 with the future of (local) journalism in a global world along the dimensions of politics, economy, society and innovation. The central focus of the workshop was an interdisciplinary scenario process on the future of the European media landscape in 2030.
Potsdam, 17 September 2020. The M100 Media Award ceremony honoring Hungarian journalist and former editor-in-chief of index.hu Sczabolcs Dull marked the end of this year’s M100 Sanssouci Colloquium media conference in the Raffael Hall of Potsdam’s Orangery Palace. This year’s prize was awarded to Szabolcs Dull in recognition of his outstanding commitment to media freedom and independent journalism. The M100 advisory board expresses its solidarity with the 36-year-old journalist, his efforts to champion the basic right of press freedom, and his battle against outside interference in editorial decision-making.
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Potsdam, 16 September 2020. Through a digital event held from Potsdam, nearly 100 experts from around the globe will meet tomorrow in high-profile discussion groups and develop strategies to protect journalism and a democratic public sphere. The Hungarian journalist Szabolcs Dull will be awarded the M100 Media Award in the evening. Vice-Chancellor and Minister of Finance Olaf Scholz will deliver the keynote address. EU Commission Vice President Věra Jourová will open the award ceremony. Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Dunja Mijatovic will present the award. The award ceremony will be broadcast live on our website.
Potsdam, 11 September 2020. On the evening of 17 September, Vice-Chancellor and Finance Minister Olaf Scholz will give the political keynote speech for the presentation of the M100 Media Award, which closes the M100 Sanssouci Colloquium in Potsdam. EU Commission Vice President Věra Jourová will open the awards ceremony. Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Dunja Mijatovic will present the award. The entire event will be broadcast live on the internet.
Potsdam, 7 September 2020. The international M100 Sanssouci Colloquium media conference is honoring Szabolcs Dull with the M100 Media Award for his advocacy of press freedom and independent journalism. Dull is the former editor-in-chief of index.hu, the largest Hungarian news portal. Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Dunja Mijatovic will present the award to the journalist, who was fired in July.
Potsdam, 1 September 2020. On September 17, a host of chief editors, policymakers and academic experts will convene under the header of “NEUSTART: Shaping the Post-Covid Media Order” to discuss the impact of the coronavirus crisis on journalism, media freedoms and democracy in Europe at the international media conference M100 Sanssouci Colloquium. This year’s hybrid conference will take stock of the role journalism has played and its performance throughout the pandemic. Above all, however, it will explore the question of what tools of public debate will impact the societies of tomorrow – and what we can do today to shape them.
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.
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?
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.
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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