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International artistic competition on Europe’s Become

June 20, 2012 – 13:10 |

Ate­lier Paema, Spazio Urbano Pro­tetto launches an inter­na­tional artis­tic ideas com­pe­ti­tion for the con­ser­va­tion of the future of Europe. The com­pe­ti­tion is open to all archi­tects, engi­neers, artists or stu­dents, regard­less of their nation­al­ity, until the 15th October.

Sept grandes fondations lancent un prix du journalisme européen

June 19, 2012 – 11:21 |

Most of Euro­pean jour­nal­ism prizes are organ­ised on a national framework.The Euro­pean Press Prize opens a broader scope by launch­ing four awards for which the 47 Euro­pean nation­al­i­ties can apply. The event is also an oppor­tu­nity for its organ­is­ers to lanch a debate about the future and financ­ing of qual­ity jour­nal­ism. Read more in French…

GRI guidelines: for more transparency on media companies">GRI guidelines: for more transparency on media companies

June 18, 2012 – 13:06 |

In May, the Global Report­ing Ini­tia­tive (GRI) launched new guide­lines for report­ing on Media com­pa­nies’ eco­nomic, social and envi­ron­men­tal data. In a Euro­pean con­text of strong media con­cen­tra­tion and both polit­i­cal and eco­nom­i­cal threats to pluralism…

Media and global citizenship: youth takes the lead

June 15, 2012 – 20:40 |

A few weeks ago, Mads Ryles shared with us the expe­ri­ence of young Boli­vians involved in inter­na­tional advo­cacy for sus­tain­able devel­op­ment. We espe­cially noted the way they used new media tech­nol­ogy, not only to link with other young activists all over the world, but also for the pos­si­ble “cat­a­lyst role that online infor­ma­tion has in moti­vat­ing peo­ple from apa­thy to ‘click­tivism’ to lob­by­ing, com­mu­nity organ­is­ing, tar­geted protest and direct action.“

Radioambulante: radio reporting and connecting Humans

June 14, 2012 – 12:46 |

In a word marked by migra­tions and uproot­ed­ness, Radioam­bu­lante offers a new space for shar­ing Latin Amer­i­cans’ human sto­ries, wher­ever they live. Financed on Kick­starter plat­form (crowdfounding) by six hun­dred micro-donors who believe in the project, Radioambulante works with inde­pen­dent reporters who bring sur­pris­ing stories.

New transparency on European communication budgets and contracts

June 8, 2012 – 20:00 |

The Euro­pean com­mis­sion takes a fur­ther step towards more trans­parency with its new por­tal, which give us access to the list of Euro­pean bud­gets’ ben­e­fi­cia­ries from 2007 to 2010. In the field of Euro­pean Com­mu­ni­ca­tion, we first find (with no sur­prise) Brus­sels agen­cies like Mostra and Tipik.