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Article Archive for February 2012

March 1st: citizens rally for a European constitutional convention

February 24, 2012 – 14:32 |

On March 1st, the Per­ma­nent Forum of Civil Soci­ety invite all inter­ested cit­i­zens to par­tic­i­pate to a forum aim­ing at for­mu­lat­ing polit­i­cal pro­pos­als to be pre­sented to the Euro­pean Par­lia­ment and urg­ing this par­lia­ment to demand …

Pour les données publiques européennes, les journalistes belges retournent à l’école

February 23, 2012 – 14:38 |

A train­ing day on Euro­pean open data and their use by media will take place next tues­day (Feb­ru­ary 28), on the Rep­re­sen­ta­tion of Euro­pean Com­mis­sion in Belgium’s ini­tia­tive. This project aims at help­ing jour­nal­ists to …

LN fm: Lively Europe in streaming!">LN fm: Lively Europe in streaming!

February 20, 2012 – 16:13 |

LN fm, the new local Euro­pean radio led by stu­dents and lec­tur­ers from three Bel­gian universities/schools (the Insti­tut des Hautes Etudes des Com­mu­ni­ca­tions Sociales — IHECS, the Uni­ver­sity of Louvain-la-Neuve and the Insti­tut des Arts de Diffusion-IAD), …

CAP: Communicating Agricultural Policy">CAP: Communicating Agricultural Policy

February 20, 2012 – 14:45 |

Agri­cul­tural and Rural Con­ven­tion (ARC 2020) join­ing the dots through transna­tional exchanges

Towards a pan-European list for next Euro-elections!

February 17, 2012 – 16:43 |

On March 14, Mem­bers of the Euro­pean Par­lia­ment will vote on a pro­posal estab­lish­ing new vot­ing rules for their elec­tion by Euro­pean cit­i­zens. Among other improvements, it would allow cit­i­zens to vote for a transna­tional list of MEPs …

Fundación para el Periodismo: ‘stimulate a better journalism practice’

February 13, 2012 – 19:27 |

The Fun­dación para el Peri­odismo(Boli­vian Foun­da­tion for Jour­nal­ism) was founded in 2008, by the Aso­ciación de Peri­odis­tas de la Paz — APLP (Asso­ci­a­tion of Jour­nal­ists of La Paz) and the Aso­ciación Nacional de la Prensa – ANP (National Press …

13 February proclaimed World Radio Day

February 13, 2012 – 18:08 |

We cel­e­brate today the first World Radio Day. Pro­posed by the Span­ish Radio Acad­emy and pro­claimed by the UNESCO, this new ini­tia­tive aims at ’ improv­ing inter­na­tional coop­er­a­tion among radio broad­cast­ers and encour­age decision-makers to …

TV channel: Europe in all its States!">New TV channel: Europe in all its States!

February 10, 2012 – 19:01 |

On Jan­u­ary 26, the Wallonie-Brussels (Bel­gium)’ audio­vi­sual author­ity (‘Con­seil supérieur de l’Audiovisuel’- CSA) allowed a new TV chan­nel focused on Europe. Europe TV aims at cov­er­ing “Europe in all its States” and “strenghten the Euro­pean citizenship …

Social and civic media: from mediatisation to mediation

February 8, 2012 – 21:23 |

What we gen­er­ally do when we speak about media is analyse their role as government’s supporter/government’s tool, or on the con­trary, as a full force of oppo­si­tion. In each case, media and polit­i­cal play­ers both monopolise …

Follow up: the European Initiative for Media Pluralism

February 4, 2012 – 16:28 |

On Jan­u­ary 26, the Euro­pean Com­mis­sion pre­sented its new web­site for the imple­men­ta­tion of Euro­pean Cit­i­zen Ini­tia­tives. Two months before the launch­ing of first ini­tia­tives, this ‘warm­ing up Conférence’ aimed at intro­duc­ing reg­is­ter­ing process and explain­ing how …

Focus on Ushahidi: Kenya’s witness eye

February 2, 2012 – 16:07 |

The crowd voic­ing plat­form Ushahidi was founded three years ago in Kenya. One of the aims of this arti­cle is to track the posi­tion this web­site takes in the coun­try. Fur­ther­more we want to explore …