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UE de ses citoyens, mais comment ?">Rapprocher l’UE de ses citoyens, mais comment ?

March 23, 2012 – 13:48 |

Arti­cle rédigé le 7 juillet 2011

Le « déficit démoc­ra­tique » de l’Union européenne
Com­ment rap­procher l’Europe de ses citoyens et réduire le « déficit démoc­ra­tique » de l’Union et ses insti­tu­tions ? Que faire pour ren­forcer la « démoc­ra­tie représen­ta­tive », c’est-à-dire améliorer l’image et la …

Le Soir’s probe on media independance: can we be both judge and defendant?

March 7, 2012 – 15:20 |

On Feb­ru­ary 2012, the Bel­gian news­pa­per Le Soir inquired into taboos of Bel­gian soci­ety. Among other top­ics, net surfers asked the news­pa­per to inves­ti­gate Media’ s inde­pen­dence. In the panel of inter­vie­wees, a major­ity came from media …

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 …

De Tijd e-paper experiment

January 30, 2012 – 20:10 | One Comment

The « press cri­sis » has been ongo­ing for more than twenty years now. It has to be said here that this cri­sis mainly con­cerns the daily news­pa­pers. In Bel­gium, the pub­lish­ers rely on state funds to keep their news­pa­pers alive. Every year, the French-speaking Com­mu­nity allo­cates €6.2 mil­lions to the daily newspapers.

Help me investigate

January 19, 2012 – 12:35 |
The HelpMeInvestigate team: Stef Lewandowski, Paul Henderson, Heather Brooke, Nick Booth and Paul Bradshaw. Photograph: Kate Beatty at podnosh/Some rights reserved

There are two mil­lions ways to do it in the wrong man­ner, but one mil­lion to do it in the good man­ner” uses to say Peter O’Donnell, asso­ciate edi­tor for Euro­pean Voice. is definitely …

Press: are we condemned to say goodbye?

November 29, 2011 – 14:13 |

In a recent inter­view for the Swiss daily La Tri­bune, the Pres­i­dent of the World Intel­lec­tual Prop­erty Organ­i­sa­tion, Fran­cis Gurry, declared that ‘ in a few years, we won’t find news­pa­pers any­more, not as we know them …

Plongée dans le débat sur les prix du journalisme européen

November 23, 2011 – 12:47 |

The end of the Euro­pean Par­lia­ment prize for jour­nal­ism, announced one month ago, relaunched the debate on Euro­pean insti­tu­tions’ action towards journalists.

A new task for the European Audiovisuel Observatory?

September 13, 2011 – 19:40 |

I recently came across the French soci­ol­o­gist Patrick Champagne’s intro­duc­tion to one edi­tion of the review Actes, ded­i­cated to rela­tions between jour­nal­ism and econ­omy.
Patrick Cham­pagne explains how jour­nal­ism is the first social cir­cle that took …

Anne-Marie Impe: “For a permanent education journalism”

June 23, 2011 – 09:56 |

Cofounder, direc­tor and edi­tor of the review Enjeux inter­na­tionaux for five years, Anne-Marie Impe works today for the launch of an on line mag­a­zine and is writ­ing a book in sup­port of a “per­ma­nent edu­ca­tion journalism”. …

Local level European journalism? The best way to interest people in European matters

June 16, 2011 – 14:06 | 2 Comments

While peo­ple think too often that Euro­pean jour­nal­ism is some­thing com­pli­cated and indomitable, it can actu­ally be really close to peo­ple. Because almost every­thing around us is linked in a way to Europe and its policies. …

The French journalists’ blues

June 8, 2011 – 14:53 |

A major­ity of French jour­nal­ists fear for their jobs and the future of their pro­fes­sion accord­ing to a joint study by a pri­vate com­pany spe­cialised in eval­u­at­ing soci­etal risks – Tech­nolo­gia – and France’s biggest jour­nal­ists’ trade union, SNJ.
The study, titled …

Local level European journalism: a worthwhile challenge

May 25, 2011 – 23:09 |

Local level Euro­pean jour­nal­ism meets two jour­nal­ists’ chal­lenges : a demo­c­ra­tic chal­lenge and an eco­nomic one.
The demo­c­ra­tic chal­lenge
You may or may not be a fan of the Euro­pean Union. But there is no deny­ing that it affects our …