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Workshop on social protection for self-employed workers

September 6, 2017 @ 8:00 am - September 7, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Paris Paris, France

Within its strategy of better defending self-employed workers in terms of rights, wages and social protection, the ETUC is engaged in the project "New trade union strategies for new forms of employment". From September 6 to 7, the second workshop in the framework of the mentioned project will bring together 30 tradeunionists from all over Europe to Paris with the aim of studying innovative ways to guarantee a better social protection to said category of workers. The profile of the participants shought by the ETUC is trade union leaders and officers who are in charge of the issue of organizing…

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Lunch debate: The future of financing journalism

September 7, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Friedrich Naumann Foundation, Avenue de Cortenbergh 71
Brussels, Belgium

The Friedrich Naumann Foundation in cooperation with the EFJ will organise on 7 September a lunch debate about the future of financing journalism. The media environment is becoming increasingly digital and mobile and more and more people consume news directly on social media. While the potential to reach a wide audience has never been higher, this fast-paced, algorithm-driven news reality can pose a challenge to financing quality and investigative journalism. When sensationalist – sometimes fake – news gain most ad revenue and shares, the incentive for producing costly background stories and discussing complex political questions may be small. At the…

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