After last week’s press event, newspapers, magazines, radio and TV channels reported on the first insights of the Media Clusters Brussels project. The headlines of the news read: “Brussels is the media capital”. More than 30 journalists and representatives of local organizations and institutions attended the event.
The Media Clusters Brussels researchers, Marlen Komorowski and Victor Wiard presented the quantitative research results of the first two years of the project highlighting the value created and the number of media workers in Brussels’ media industry. Afterwards, project leader Ike Picone lead a round table discussing the future of the media industry in Brussels including the plans of the government to install the Mediapark.brussels at the site of Reyers. Geert De Preeter (Project Director VRT), Bauduin Auquier (Senior Project Leader Reyers 2020 of RTBF), Jan Verheyen (SAU-MSI, Urban Development Corporation) and Florence Le Cam (Chair in Journalism at ULB) participated in the discussion revealing new insights on the plans for Reyers in Brussels and their goals for the future. The journalists and participants had the chance to ask questions and participate in the discussion. This lead to a number of interesting articles covering the Media Clusters Brussels project research results. We gathered the articles in the news to present you here the press clipping.