EU steps up fight against disinformation

Commission Vicepresident Vera Jourova with AEJ-President Otmar Lahodynsky Foto: Ulli Lahodynsky-Sommer

My article on the new "Democracy Action Plan" of EU Commission. On Dec. 3rd Vice-President Vera Jourova announced to fight disinformation and attacks on journalists, presented new rules for online-platforms, vowed to support the ailing media sector and do more to defend media pluralism. AEJ was part of the preparatory work with stakeholders.