Do you even publish? MCB publishes about Twitter analysis

Marlen Komorowski News and events

The journal Telematics and Informatics (Elsevier) published online the latest paper of SMIT, called “Twitter data analysis for studying communities of practice in the media industry”. The paper was a collaborative project together with ETRO researchers. Marlen Komorowski together with Nikos Deligiannis and Tien Do Huu, analysed communities of practice in Brussels’ media industry. The research was part of Media …

MCB presented research in the Bozar

Marlen Komorowski News and events

Media Clusters Brussels (MCB) was at this year’s VRT’s Media Fast Forward event on 5 December in the Bozar with a booth. More than 1.500 participants of the event networked and listened to talks and panels of media professionals. And, they had the chance to check out MCB’s latest research results in the so-called Future Zone. The programme in the …

MCB at Brussels Academy

Victor Wiard News and events

Members of MCB have recently participated in a series of conferences and debates coordinated by Brussels Academy. The event series was called “Which Media for Brussels?”.Brussels Academy is a project that aims at putting together recent research on Brussels with academics and citizens from the Brussels Capital. The program was a developed together with Brussels Academy members: Tout Autre Information, the …

MCB at VRT’s Media Fast Forward! Come and join us!

Marlen Komorowski News and events

Media Clusters Brussels (MCB) is inviting you to the Media Fast Forward event on 5 December in the Bozar! This year, VRT, Var and BOZAR are organizing a special edition of Media Fast Forward, the yearly networking and inspiration event on media innovation. Media Fast Forward aims to engage entrepreneurs, media professionals, researchers, advertisers and everyone with interest in media …

Event on Brexit: An opportunity for Brussels

Marlen Komorowski News and events

The Brussels State Secretary for Foreign Trade, Cécile Jodogne, and Brussels Invest & Export invited London-based broadcasters to an event titled “Brussels, An ideal place for Media industries in the EU”. MCB researcher Marlen Komorowski presented insights on “Brussels’ Media Industry Environment” integrating results of the MCB research project. The goal of the event was to highlight and promote Brussels …

Mediahub Brussels to promote local media industry

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The Flemish Minister for Brussels, Sven Gatz, will launch in 2018 the ‘Mediahub Brussels’. In collaboration with the VUB, SMIT will lead the project. The Mediahub is part of the 2018 policy letter for Brussels affairs, which was approved by the Flemish Government in October 2017. The project’s goals are to create synergies and a collaborative platform between and for …

New Deliverable 6.2: Communities of Practice in Brussels

Sabri Derinoz News and events

A new Deliverable 6.2 is available. This report is aimed at providing an overview of existing Brussels-based communities of practice for media workers. It is the second Deliverable of Work Package 6 on “Media workers as communities of practice”. Deliverable 6.2 can be found in the section Publications. Click here to download: Deliverable 6.2: Communities of Practice in the Brussels Media Sector: …

SMIT Policy Brief published: Brexit, BXL and the media industry

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Today,  SMIT published its 11th Policy Brief and gives insights on Brexit, the media industry and what this means for Belgium and Brussels.  The Media Unit of the research centre SMIT – Studies on Media, Innovation and Technology, which is part of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and imec, publishes regularly short updates on research results and policy relevant issues to …

Lessons from MediaCityUK: Focus on the community

Victor Wiard News and events

On Monday September 11, and in the context of the future Media Park at Reyers in Brussels, the social and economic council of the Brussels-Capital Region (Conseil économique et social – economische and sociale raad) invited to a conference named “Reyers: towards a multimedia pole”. Alice Webb, director of BBC Children and BBC North, was invited to share insights from …

The Cultural and Creative Industries in Brussels – New Report Published

Marlen Komorowski News and events

The media industry is part of the cultural and creative economy (CC) and cultural and creative industries (CCI). As such, it is also interesting for us to look at the CC in Brussels. The “sister” Innoviris project of Media Clusters Brussels called “The Diversity of Work in the Creative and Cultural Industries: Making it Work for Brussels“ of the VUB, …