Joint statement from European creators and rightsholders on the AI Act

EMMA and ENPA have joined a broad coalition of over 200 European organisations in Europe’s media, cultural and creative sector calling on the EU Member States to show global leadership and approve the AI Act at the COREPER meeting on 2 February.


These obligations represent a minimum basis to enable European creators and rights holders to ensure their rights are being respected and that authorisation is sought for the use of their content.


The European Magazine Media Association, is the unique and complete representation of Europe’s magazine media, which is today enjoyed by millions of consumers on various platforms, encompassing both paper and digital formats.

The European Newspaper Publishers’ Association (ENPA) is the largest representative body of newspaper publishers across Europe. ENPA advocates for 14 national associations across 14 European countries, and is a principal interlocutor to the EU institutions and a key driver of media policy debates in the European Union.