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Newsletter: August 2018                                                                

Our regular e-newsletter is a great way to stay in touch with our work and all the latest developments in media monitoring, libraries, archives and museums, digital convergence and custom software & hardware. 
Can journalists protect themselves against hate speech spread on social media? EJC and DataScouting to face the challenge with DACHS 

Hate speech in the media is not a new phenomenon, but surely it is a growing concern as it spreads much faster, sees no borders, and affects much larger portions of the global population. It can be seen on both sides of the Atlantic, with worrisome trends.

Social media platforms are facing increasing pressure over how they manage hate content spreading through their platforms. That, combined with the most recent results of the 2018 World Press Freedom Index (compiled by Reporters Without Borders and reports that hate speech and climate of hatred against journalists are on the rise), confirm that hate speech presents a major challenge to today’s journalism.

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Markets are becoming once again what they used to be centuries ago - "conversation places"; An interview with Barbara Bassi, Founder, BBConsulting
Barbara Bassi, founder of BBConsulting, shares in this interview her tips around the metrics marketing and communication professionals should include in their strategies in order to convince the C-suite. Furthermore, Barbara talks about the role that measurement plays in identifying the best earned media opportunities and outlined how clients can improve the performance of their communication programmes by levering data, analytics and measurement insights. As AMEC board member, Chair of the AMEC European Chapter and Vice Chair of the AMEC College and Education working group, Barbara talks about how important education in measurement of communication activities is. And finally, Barbara predicts the 2018 trends in content marketing and customer engagement.

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DataScouting completed a project of "historical importance" with the Municipal Library of Kozani

DataScouting completed the project of inventory, cataloguing and transfer of the “Koventarios” Municipal Library of Kozani (KMLK), one of the most important, historic libraries in Greece and in the Balkans, which was founded in the second half of the 17th century.

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50th FIBEP World Media Intelligence Congress
Across the entire media ecosystem, harmful content, such as hate speech, stifles freedom of expression and adversely affects media actors, media businesses, and audiences. In this session, the European Journalism Centre and DataScouting will explain their approach to the issue and outline the technological aspects of a smart decision support system to detect hate speech and mitigate its impact.
Join Eric Karstens (Funding Consultant, EJC), Stavros Vologiannidis (Founder of DataScouting and Professor at the Technological Educational Institute of Central Macedonia) and Sophia Karakeva (CMO, DataScouting) on Wednesday, October 3rd at 11:00 – 12:30, during the Social Media Trends session.

The 50th FIBEP World Media Intelligence Congress will be held from 1st to 3rd October, in Copenhagen, at the Marriott hotel. 

Check out the FIBEP WMIC18 programRegistration is still open. 

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Prague to host the 2019 AMEC Global Summit
NEWTON Media will be the Headline Sponsor of the AMEC Global Summit as it is held in Prague in 2019.

Petr Herian, Global Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of NEWTON Media said he was delighted his company would be the Headline Sponsor.

He said: “It’s a great pleasure for us to welcome the AMEC Global Summit to our beautiful city. We are certain that the Global Summit on Measurement will continue to contribute to the thinking which is leading to new innovation in measurement.

The dates for the 2019 Global Summit will be announced soon.

Lucie Geislerová, Chief Business Development Officer (right), from Headline Sponsor NEWTON Media pictured at a planning breakfast in Prague  with AMEC CEO Barry Leggetter and Event Manager, Nicola Gardiner.

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