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News - 20 Dec 2016
Constructive News brings back audiences 
"I think the idea of Constructive News is a way to make journalism more meaningful again. To make people trust us more. And that's the biggest threat right now. People don't trust us because they think we are too biased, they think we exaggerate things, that we tend to focus on their troubles, that we only do stories to generate clicks… they think journalism is just a product to be sold and… that's wrong". - Executive Director of DR News Ulrik Haagerup.
News - 01 Dec 2016
Exec Producers for 2017 Eurovision Song Contest confirmed 
With just six months to go, plans for the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest are stepping up a gear. Host Broadcaster NTU has announced Victoria Romanova and Oleksander Kharebin as the Executive Producers of the contest which is due to be held in Kyiv, Ukraine in May.
News - 30 Nov 2016
Trust and Trump dominate first day of 2016 News Xchange 
Post-fact, trust and Trump were the main words that resonated around DR’s Koncerthuset in Copenhagen on the first day of the EBU’s annual News Xchange conference for the broadcast news industry.
News - 29 Nov 2016
11th News Assembly explores changing face of journalism 
The 11th Eurovision News Assembly, held in Copenhagen, wrapped up on Tuesday (29 November) after exploring the state of journalism, digital transformation and, in a “post-fact age” the challenges public service media (PSM) faces in reaching and representing all audiences.
News - 29 Nov 2016
VRT wins 2016 Gunnar Høidahl Award for excellence in the Eurovision News Exchange 
Flemish Belgian Member VRT has won the 2016 Gunnar Høidahl Award for excellence in the Eurovision News Exchange.
News - 21 Nov 2016
EBU presents ‘Generation What’ to European ministers of Culture and Education 
The EBU was invited to present the preliminary results of its landmark ‘Generation What’ project to the EU Council on Education, Youth, Culture and Sport.
Press release - 20 Nov 2016
Georgia wins Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2016 
10 year-old Mariam Mamadashvili from Georgia has won the 2016 Junior Eurovision Song Contest (JESC), held in Valletta, Malta on 20 November, with the song Mzeo (Sun).
News - 18 Nov 2016
Malta counts down to 14th Junior Eurovision Song Contest 
Reheasals have been taking place all week in Malta ahead of the 2016 Junior Eurovision Song Contest (JESC) which for the first time takes place on a Sunday afternoon (20 November).  The new timeslot (1600...
Press release - 16 Nov 2016
Generation What finds Europe's youth optimistic about future 
Initial findings from the EBU’s landmark Generation What Europe project have revealed that despite a sluggish economy, Brexit and the refugee crisis, most 18-34 year olds across Europe have a fundamentally positive outlook on life, the future and European politics. These preliminary results will be presented to the EU Council on Education, Youth, Culture and Sport on Monday 21 November in Brussels.
Press release - 14 Nov 2016
Power of television celebrated by key media alliances on World TV Day 
The European Broadcasting Union (EBU), the Association of Commercial Television in Europe (ACT) and egta, the Brussels based association of television and radio sales houses are underlining the impact...