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Two media consortia to receive EU support to enrich data-driven news around EU affairs

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Source: EU Commission 4 March 2021 Following an open Call for Proposals in 2020, two media consortia will receive support to enrich coverage around EU affairs from multiple perspectives. Concretely the support is given for the production and dissemination of information and content, while respecting complete editorial independence. Two consortia (the European Data News Hub and the European Data Journalism Network) will expand existing projects with new partners. European Data News Hub News agencies Agence France-Presse (AFP), Deutsche Presse-Agentur (DPA), Agenzia Nazionale Stampa Associata (ANSA) and Romanian press agency AGERPRES have joined forces again in the European Data News Hub , which now also includes ANP (Netherlands) and Swedish news agency TT. The project aims to increase the use of data in coverage of European affairs through infographics, video, audio, podcasts and text stories in nine languages (English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Romanian, Hungarian, Dutch and S