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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 …

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 …

Journalists and NGOs join their forces to beat poverty

November 30, 2011 – 19:24 |

Five local Euro­pean asso­ci­a­tions and a school of jour­nal­ism joined their respec­tive expe­ri­ences and skills to elab­o­rate a book of polit­i­cal pro­pos­als against poverty and exclu­sion, adressed to civil soci­ety, media and Euro­pean deci­sion mak­ers. 
Jour­nal­ists, par­tic­u­larly those …

Renforcer la dimension éducative européenne de « Bologne » et créer un organe partenarial pour l’intégration de la dimension européenne dans l’enseignement de base

November 14, 2011 – 12:36 |

Inscrire l’Europe à l’école

Dans l’enseignement pri­maire et sec­ondaire : Créer en parte­nar­iat étroit avec le Con­seil de l’Europe et les organ­i­sa­tions de la société civile con­cernées, un organe de coor­di­na­tion et d’évaluation de l’intégration de la …

Strenghten the European educational dimension of the Bologna reform and create a coordination body for the integration of European studies in primary and secondary education

November 14, 2011 – 12:34 |

A more promi­nent place for Europe in schools

In pri­mary and sec­ondary edu­ca­tion: cre­ate, in close part­ner­ship with the Coun­cil of Europe and rel­e­vant civil soci­ety organ­i­sa­tions, a coor­di­na­tion body to eval­u­ate the inte­gra­tion of the European …

Create a network of regional European news agencies

November 14, 2011 – 12:27 |

For infor­ma­tion on Europe that is rooted in the regions, closer to peo­ple
Pro­vide sta­ble finan­cial sup­port for the cre­ation and devel­op­ment of a net­work of regional Euro­pean news agen­cies.
This net­work will be man­aged at the European …

SGI)">Make ‘Information for citizens’ a European Service of General Interest (SGI)

November 14, 2011 – 10:03 | One Comment


The recog­ni­tion of the essen­tial role played by a broad range of media in spread­ing inde­pen­dent, plu­ral­ist and high qual­ity infor­ma­tion on Europe


Replace, in all new offi­cial com­mu­ni­ca­tion and all new polit­i­cal deci­sions on SGIs, ‘pub­lic service …

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 …

A European foundation working on the creation of a bloggers’ European community

September 13, 2011 – 19:39 |

The 100% citizen’s, par­tic­i­pa­tive media Ago­raVox was cre­ated in 2005. Carlo Rev­elli thought it a few years ago. He wanted to cre­ate some­thing to reduce the gap between the Euro­pean infor­ma­tion flow on the Inter­net and …

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. …

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 …

Citizen initiative for Media Pluralism: from Brussels to Bologna

May 19, 2011 – 12:47 |

On May 13, Euro­pean alter­na­tives and the Inter­na­tional Alliance of Jour­nal­ists invited civil soci­ety, press organ­i­sa­tions and MEPs to con­tinue their work on a Euro­pean ini­tia­tive on media plu­ral­ism, in Bologna. Social Euro­pean Jour­nal­ism was there.
The aim was …