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Newsletter: December 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. 
Ad Monitoring in TV and Radio

Do you currently use technology to automatically identify TV and Radio advertisements? Are you thinking of outsourcingthe process of advertisement monitoring? Would you like to have a single technology partner for your entire media monitoring process (print and broadcast, ads and news)?

MediaScouting Broadcast Ad Monitoring is ideal for advertisement monitoring, ad campaigns and audience measurement. It streamlines and automates the process of advertisement monitoring. 

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"Journalists are an easy target," An interview with freelance journalist Johanna Vehkoo about hate speech targeted against journalists

Johanna and I met at the IFRRO Athens World Congress that took place from 22 to 25 October in Athens. We both presented on the 23rd as part of the Connecting the Dots: The Future of Collective Management agenda and were part of the same panel about Technology and News: Copyright Implications. Both our presentations had to do with the role of journalists, from different ankles, though. Johanna talked about Robots writing the news and I focused on monitoring and tagging hate speech targeted against journalists in social media. As a freelance journalist, Johanna has deep knowledge of the risks that journalism faces nowadays, including hate speech. I was impressed with her book (even though got to read only the small part that is available in English), her involvement in hate speech projects and in general with her as a professional and a person.  And here is an interview with Johanna sharing her views.

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Data-driven ecosystems in BMW Group & autonomous intelligent control

The Thessaloniki Machine Learning Meetup Group held its latest meetup regarding Data-driven ecosystems in BMW Group & autonomous intelligent control on September 20.

Keynote speaker Tobias Bürger, who leads the Platform and Architecture Group within the Big Data, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence Department at BMW Group, detailed the path taken, the established technology stack and the challenges the Group faced while using data-driven technologies, forming a data-centric culture and establishing a globally available and scalable data lake equipped with data science tools within the BMW Group.

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FIBEP Copyright talks
1st February, Kantar Media Headquarters, Paris 
For the second time, FIBEP will bring together Media Intelligence and copyright professionals for a one day event to discuss the important copyright topics for our industry. Thank you to Kantar Media for hosting this event at their headquarters in Paris. Please note that space for this event is limited.

More information to follow as the program is confirmed.

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AMEC announces New Board...and it is the most international yet!

AMEC has announced the composition of its most international AMEC Board yet following the Elections.

The new Board, which takes office from 1st January, will have 10 different nationalities represented.

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