Programme for Focus Session I

Tuesday, 8 September 2020, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Visions of a coherent EU Information and Media Order

A focus session organized by the Leibniz Institute for Media Research | Hans-Bredow-Institut (HBI)

Moderation: Monika Jones, Deutschen Welle


11:00 am

Welcome by the moderator Monika Jones and introduction by Prof Dr Wolfgang Schulz (HBI)


11:10 am

Current challenges for EU Media Policies, impulse by Anthony Whelan, Digital Policy Adviser, Cabinet von der Leyen / Q&A


11:25 am

Presentation of the results of the accompanying scientific research by Prof Dr Wolfgang Schulz (HBI)


11:35 am

Presentation of the results of the stakeholder surveys by and with Grothe Medienberatung / Q&A


11:45 am

Monika Jones in conversation with Prof Dr Wolfgang Schulz (HBI) about the key points of the HBI Policy Paper


11:55 am

Short, interactive panel discussions with Sarah Broughton Micova PhD (University of East Anglia), Dr Corinne Schweizer (ICML, University of Zurich) and Prof Dr Wolfgang Schulz (HBI) / Q&A


  • Part 1: Substantive law
  • Part 2: Procedural options
  • Part 3: The role of the EU in regulatory knowledge transfer

12:30 am

End of the Focus Session