PLŪRĀLIS. A new way to secure media pluralism and editorial independence

  • Discussion

  • 13. November 2023, 17 h

  • ERSTE Foundation, PLŪRĀLIS, Presseclub Concordia

ERSTE Foundation and Presseclub Concordia cordially invite you to the presentation of a new instrument for the preservation of media pluralism in Central and Eastern Europe.

ERSTE Foundation has recently become one of the investors of PLŪRĀLIS, a Dutch-based fund investing in Central and Eastern European media which are in danger of media capture. We are excited to discuss this new form of impact-oriented investment for independent media, together with a group of leading experts in Vienna.

Daniela Kraus, Managing Director Presseclub Concordia

Patrice Schneider, Chief Strategy Officer Media Investment Development Fund and General Secretary PLŪRĀLIS
Boris Marte, Chief Executive Officer ERSTE Foundation
Beata Balogová, Editor-in-chief of the Slovak daily SME
Oscar Bronner, Founder and former publisher of the Austrian magazines “Trend”, “Profil” and “Der Standard”
Clemens Pig, Managing Director Austrian Press Agency, Author of the book “Democracy Dies in Darkness”
Tessa Szyszkowitz, Journalist and Chair of the Committee for Editorial Independence of Economia Media House

The debate will be followed by a reception.
Due to international participation, the event will be held in English.

We look forward to this important discussion and hope you will be able to join us.

Please register your participation with this online registration form.

Further information: Invitation Presentation PLURALIS