14th News Assembly

The annual News Assembly offers news directors, editors in chief and foreign editors the opportunity to network and to exchange views about improving coverage, reducing costs and adapting to the changing media market.

The 14th News Assembly will take place in Paris, on 18 and 19 November. The News Assembly will begin at 12:00 local time on 18 November and end at around 17:00 local time on 19 November.

News Committee Elections Members Only

In compliance with the EBU Bye-Laws, the 14th News Assembly will see elections. 

Delegates are invited to elect the members of the News Committee for a term of office (2019-2021). New Committee members will take office immediately after the voting session during the News Assembly. Please find below more details on the process:


 News Activity Report 2019 - Justyna Kurczabinska, Head of News Exchange & News Strategy, EBU  Members Only
 Membership Fee Steering Group - Benoît Balon-Perin, Chair of the News Committee, RTBF  Members Only
 EBU Governance - Justyna Kurczabinska, Head of News Exchange & News Strategy, EBU - Jean Philip de Tender, Media Director, EBU - Benoît Balon-Perin, Chair of the News Committee, RTBF  Members Only
 Explanatory note to A.9 of the EVN rules 2017 - EBU News Unit, EBU  Members Only
 Reaching Gender Balance in News Content – What’s Working? - Ros Atkins, News presenter, BBC  Members Only
 Keynote Speaker - Nick Diakopoulos - Nick Diakopoulos, Northwestern University Professor of Computational Journalism  Members Only
 News Report 2019 – “The Next Newsroom: Unlocking the Power of AI for Public Service Journalism.” - Maike Olij, Journalism Consultant and Media Innovator at ./bureaumaike & Atte Jääskeläinen, Professor of Practice at Lappeenranta University of Technology  Members Only
 How Not to Report on Populism - Tim Pauwels, VRT Ombudsman and former journalist, VRT  Members Only
 Faky, a fact-checking tool - Gregoire Ryckmans, RTBF  Members Only
 Troll Factory - Jukka Niva, YLE  Members Only
 Data Journalism - Teemo Tebest, EBU  Members Only
 FAANGs, structure of discussions - Ezra Eeman, EBU  Members Only
 Instagram, what you don't see. #Triggerwarning - Annemarte Moland, NRK  Members Only
 Most used Clips as of November 2019 - EBU News-Exchange  Members Only


Location: Paris, France


Register by: 08 Nov 2019

Members Only


Le Palais des Congrès d'Issy
25 Avenue Victor Cresson
92130 Issy-les-Moulineaux, France

Contact detail

Luis Jimenez
News External Relations Manager & Digital News Lead
+41 22 717 28 50