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European journalists fight for statute and revaluation

March 13, 2012 – 13:07 |

Since the end of the 90’s, for­eign cor­re­spon­dent jour­nal­ists for the Euro­pean Union in Brus­sels have to deal with sev­eral issues that make their job more and more com­pli­cated. Between their social and fis­cal statute, the …

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 …

Hiérarchie de l’information: le Parlement européen va élire son nouveau président mais personne ne le sait

January 16, 2012 – 10:24 |
Hiérarchie de l’information: le Parlement européen va élire son nouveau président mais personne ne le sait

Tomor­row, Jerzy Buzek will leave the pres­i­dency of the Euro­pean Par­lia­ment. One of its three poten­tial suc­ces­sors — Mar­tin Schulz, Diana Wal­lis et Nirj Deva– will be elected this week. But glanc­ing at most of national gen­er­al­ist media, we …

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.

Ten flagship proposals in support of citizen-centred European journalism will be discussed with MEPs

November 1, 2011 – 19:57 | 10 Comments

A col­lec­tive elab­o­ra­tion of con­crete polit­i­cal pro­pos­als:
To review, nearly one year ago, on Decem­ber 1st 2010, the IHECS and its part­ners, jour­nal­ists and Euro­pean civil soci­ety rep­re­sen­ta­tives, met in a Brus­sels work­shop to elab­o­rate together a White …

EJC and the Commission signed a four-year contract on Information for journalists">The EJC and the Commission signed a four-year contract on Information for journalists

June 10, 2011 – 14:42 |

The Euro­pean Jour­nal­ism Cen­tre and the Euro­pean Com­mis­sion have signed a four-year con­tract on infor­ma­tion events for jour­nal­ists.
This new Frame­work con­tract won’t dras­ti­cally change the work the Cen­tre has been doing. Its main job will still be …

European associations changing journalists’ job

May 5, 2011 – 15:23 |

On 10 March, the Euro­pean Par­lia­ment adopted a writ­ten dec­la­ra­tion on estab­lish­ing Euro­pean Statutes for Mutu­als, Asso­ci­a­tions and Foun­da­tions.
The Euro­pean Civic Forum got involved by organ­is­ing a pub­lic hear­ing on this issue on 28 April. The forum seems …

Europe through the Twitter lens

May 3, 2011 – 15:52 |

Today is World Press Free­dom Day, and the UN has decided to make it all about the web. So we decided to come back on that issue that has been strangely miss­ing from our White Paper (yes, we know).

On the day the World press is look­ing closely at the impact of the inter­net, we decided to right that wrong.

Defending media pluralism by monitoring threats in the Member States

April 20, 2011 – 15:02 |

On March 31, civil soci­ety and press organ­i­sa­tions, along with MEPs and jour­nal­ists gath­ered for a work­shop on Media plu­ral­ism in Europe. In the com­ing weeks, we will run sev­eral sto­ries on this vital issue, also …

The future of European information and public broadcasters hand in hand

April 18, 2011 – 09:43 |

In the White paper we invite the EU to encour­age Mem­ber States to put Euro­pean infor­ma­tion in the pub­lic broad­cast­ers’ mis­sion. But how can this be done?
While the Euro­pean insti­tu­tions expressed many times their attach­ment to …

Should the coverage of European affairs become a part of public broadcasters’ missions?

April 18, 2011 – 09:43 |

The num­bers of Brus­sels cor­re­spon­dents are freefalling and the cov­er­age of inter­na­tional news and pol­i­tics is increas­ingly lim­ited in European media.

Pub­lic broad­cast­ers, in every Mem­ber State, have a set of oblig­a­tions to ful­fil. More­over they aim at …

Anne Delvaux: “Journalists must put European affairs on the agenda”

April 6, 2011 – 13:51 |

Anne Del­vaux is a for­mer TV jour­nal­ist and news anchor. She was elected to the Bel­gian Sen­ate in 2007 and elected again to the Euro­pean Par­lia­ment in 2009. She now sits along­side her col­leagues from the …