MEPs are asking the Commission to explore the potential for an emergency fund to support the media and press sector.
MEPs are asking the Commission to explore the potential for an emergency fund to support the media and press sector. Image: European Parliament Wikimedia CC0

EU funds must reach media and creative sector, say MEPs

Additional EU support is required to support media in some member states whose revenue has dropped to 80%.

The cultural and creative sectors in Europe are decimated by the crisis, especially the individual artists who find it harder to avail support from the EU. The members of the European Parliament’s Culture and Education Committee stress the need for EU to provide emergency funds to the media and individual artists to help them to survive this crisis.

To read more about the committee’s letter to the EU, log on to European Parliament.

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