Elda Brogi – Part-time Professor and Scientific Coordinator.
EUI Part-Time Professor. Member of the Executive Board of EDMO, European Digital Media Observatory. Within EDMO she coordinates Task V, Policy analysis and research. Elda Brogi’s main interests span Constitutional, European, Media and Internet law. She holds a degree in Law (University of Florence), a Ph.D. in Public Law and Constitutional Law (University La Sapienza, Rome) and she is an Italian qualified lawyer. She teaches Communication Law at the University of Florence.
Elda has worked at the European and Italian Parliaments assisting and advising MPs on media policies and legislation, electronic communications regulation, freedom of expression, human rights, governance, drafting and better regulation. She also worked as research fellow at the Universities of Florence (Media Integration and Communication Centre) and Perugia and as a research associate at the EUI (Law Department). She has also been an IT law specialist in a law firm and a consultant for international institutions on media and IT law; finally, she took part (sometimes as a coordinator) in many European and Italian research projects.
Elda Brogi has a long-standing experience as a member of the expert committees of the Council of Europe: she is currently member of the Committee of experts on increasing resilience of the media (MSI-RES). She also served as a member of three expert committees at the Council of Europe: the Committee of Experts on Media Environment and Reform at the Council of Europe (MSI-REF, where she was appointed co-rapporteur of the Committee of Ministers recommendation on electoral communication and media coverage of election campaigns) in 2020-2021, the Committee of experts on media pluralism and transparency of media ownership (MSI-MED) in 2016-2017 and the Committee of experts on protection of journalism and safety of journalists (MSI-JO) in 2014-2015.
She was also member of the Advisory Council for the 2017 “World Trends in Freedom of Expression and Media Development” Report, UNESCO and member of the Steering Committee of the review Medialaws.
In 2022, she joined the Research Policy Network on Media Plurality of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR).