media lab | Podcast Season: 2 - Episode: 3 / Release date: 31-1-2023

1:1 with Iva Nenadic
Centre for Media Pluralism & Freedom

Key Quotes

"We are witnessing more and more challenges for media freedom, journalists and the media in Europe."
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"One of the biggest fears and challenges related to those proposals [in the DSA] was that such a [media] exemption may be abused by bad actors who spread myths and disinformation."
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"We could describe the core of the current Article 17 [EMFA] as notification before takedown."
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"Even if you think that the core idea of [Article 17 EMFA] is good, there are some issues that need to be considered further, and there are many issues, I think."
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"In its current form Article 17 [EMFA] applies only to media organisations, and not to individual journalists and freelancers. (...) We have a (...) problem[:] how to define media or media service providers?"
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"The key issue (...) is how to safeguard that only editorial responsible media service providers benefit from this special treatment, and how to make sure that it is not being abused by bad actors."
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"Challenge[:] set up an effective and media freedom compliant system for validating if the media who self-declare as editorially responsible and independent are indeed operating in that way."
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"This could be a moment to reconsider and strengthen the system of media and journalistic self-regulation in Europe."
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About Our Guest

Dr. Iva Nenadic | Research Fellow - Centre for Media Pluralism & Freedom
Dr. Iva Nenadic holds a PhD in Communication Science, and studies media pluralism in the context of content curation, ranking and moderation policies of online platforms, the democratic implications such policies may have, and related regulatory interventions. She works at the Centre for Media Pluralism and Freedom of the European University Institute, where she coordinates and supervises the implementation of the Media Pluralism Monitor in the area of Political Independence. She also takes part in the European Digital Media Observatory, where she conducts relevant research and analysis of policies designed to respond to disinformation challenges, and teaches courses in media policy, and computational propaganda at the Faculty of Political Science of the Zagreb University. Prior to her academic work, Iva worked with a number of media in Croatia as a journalist, editor, and producer.