Recommendations on new media
The Brussels Democracy Forum sent 24 recommendations to Belgian governments.
Recently founded by members of ministerial cabinets across Belgium, the think tank "Brussels Democracy Forum" sees itself as pluralistic and cross-community. At its first virtual working session on Nov. 28, 2020, the forum discussed with international experts on the impact of new communications technologies on society and democracy.
The forum, which will address, among other things, the effects of massive digital media consumption on cognitive abilities and the psyche, as well as the dangers of addiction and the amplification effects of social media in favor of fake news and extremist parties, presented its recommendations to Mathieu Michel, Secretary of State for Digitization on Jun 25, 2021