Writer Mediahuis, the corporate behind newspapers equivalent to De Telegraaf and NRC, has taken over information platform Euractiv. In accordance with Mediahuis, the takeover is a response to the growing competitors in the case of reporting on EU coverage. That topic is precisely the place the information website, which focuses on information about European laws and laws, is at residence.
Euractiv’s information stories are translated into 13 languages and produced by journalists from Brussels, Paris and Berlin. The corporate additionally has different media companions inside Europe that it really works with. The protection focuses on eight totally different European coverage areas, together with agri-food, financial system, well being and know-how and transport. Euractiv additionally organizes occasions, equivalent to debates on European coverage making.
Mediahuis CEO Gert Ysebaert calls European politics and policy-making “elementary in at the moment’s society”, as a result of the topics “contact thousands and thousands of Europeans”. “Therefore the significance of robust, unbiased and pluralistic European reporting. Euractiv has succeeded in constructing a promising information model and has develop into a dependable supply of knowledge for EU policymakers, curiosity teams and different media,” mentioned Ysebaert.
Euractiv’s revenues embody subscriptions, sponsorship, promoting and government-funded initiatives. In its personal phrases, that income mannequin helps the independence of the information platform “as a result of it’s diversified”. In whole, the corporate employs about 200 folks. Each month Euractiv claims to succeed in 1.8 million readers by way of 3.9 million web page views.