MCB supports the official launch of the MediaHub Brussels

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The MediaHub Brussels was officially launched on Tuesday. Minister of Media and Brussels Sven Gatz and the VUB, together with the business world, set up this new initiative. The launch was accompanied by an event in Brussels in presence of Sven Gatz (Flemish minister of Culture, Youth and Media), Caroline Pauwels (rector of the VUB) as well as professors in …

MCB invites you to the new MediaHub Brussels Conference

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On 19 June 2018 Minister Sven Gatz and VUB Rector Caroline Pauwels will launch the MediaHub Brussels and the new “MediaHub Brussels Conference” that will take place yearly. The MediaHub Brussel wants to stimulate cooperations between media companies, cross-disciplinary academic researchers, and policy makers, to strengthen the media industry. The launch event will also present the new degree “Postgraduate in …

Cape Town: MCB presents new research insights to the academic community

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This years’ World Media Economics and Management Conference (WMEMC) took place in Cape Town. Hundreds of academics exchanged new research and insights about the media industry in South Africa. On May 9, MCB researcher, Marlen Komorowski, presented the latest insights from the MCB project to an international audience at the conference. Cape Town welcomes media academics The topic of WMEMC …

Screen.brussels welcomes MCB researcher to its board

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Screen.brussels‘ aim is to support audiovisual entrepreneurs in the Brussels-Capital Region. Its role is to provide support and expertise to audiovisual players. In 2018, the Board welcomes a new member: MCB researcher Marlen Komorowski. Since 2016, the screen.brussels cluster is part of the screen.brussels umbrella organisation, which includes four entities: cluster, fund, business and film commission. In two years, screen.brussels …

Building the Future of Brussels: You are invited!

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Media Clusters Brussels invites you to join the Night of Knowledge on Brussels 2018. Organized by the Brussels Studies Institute, Brussels Studies and Brussels Academy, this event will bring together researchers and the public to debate about the future of Brussels. You can find out more by clicking here. When? 16 March 2018, 19:00-00:00 Where? Kaaitheater, Brussels What is it …

Do you even publish? MCB publishes about Twitter analysis

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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

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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

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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!

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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

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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 …