Syrian Refugee wins European Migrant Entrepreneur Awards
Syrian refugee Obada Otabashi (Belgium), Scottish-born Lawrence Richards (Germany) and Giuliano Dore (UK) were the three top winners at the first European MoneyGram Awards 2019 on Thursday 7 November in Brussels. The awards ceremony rewarded migrant entrepreneurs for supporting local economies and reinforcing integration in Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK.
Podcasts are growing in popularity so much so that the number of people listening to podcasts each month has doubled in the US over the past five years.
Nevertheless, in Europe, they are still a relatively new phenomenon due to differences in media culture and technology use.
Particularly popular among younger audiences and digital natives, podcasts are appropriate for long-form audio content such as interviews and debates focusing deeper into certain topics than radio programmes for the general public usually can.
There is a big difference between a radio programme and a podcast. Podcasting is not only a new medium…
Creating content is a resource-intensive activity. However, the harder part is arguably getting people to view that content. If you are struggling to increase your readership and gain loyal readers and customers, you could do worse than follow the example of Quartz.
Jay Lauf, the publisher of Quartz, described during a Content Marketing World talk the challenges publishers face over recent years and how the news website grew its audience to millions. He shared some valuable tips that you could use to increase your following.
Quartz discovered that executives consume news on phones rather than desktops, and so…
According to the March 2018 Eurobarometer on fake news and online disinformation, 85% of the citizens in the EU perceive fake news as a problem in their country, 83% perceive it as a problem for democracy in general, and 73% are concerned about disinformation online during pre-election periods.
Fake News is nothing new. It is just as old as humankind. In the Iliad, the Trojans fell for a fake horse. …
Artificial Intelligence is rapidly changing the environments of just about everything-from translation to speech recognition to jobs to decision-making processes. AI, with its thousands of promised benefits, is positioned to affect just about every business around the globe. But with all the hype surrounding what AI can automate and relieve human beings from manually having to do themselves, is AI truly the blessing it’s presented itself to be -or a curse?
The question doesn’t arise from the skepticism on whether machines will become too intelligent or learn to the point of a robot takeover. …
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