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The summary of November 8 meeting

November 17, 2011 – 14:25 |

The Com­mu­ni­ca­tion to the Euro­pean Par­lia­ment ‘Ten Flag­ship Pro­pos­als for Citizen-Centred Infor­ma­tion on Europe’ was pre­sented to a panel of MEPs and Euro­pean federations/NGOs on Novem­ber 8th, in the EP Bel­gian Infor­ma­tion Office.
These pro­pos­als rep­re­sent one step …

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 …

EU and its citizens: the idea of!">Bridging the gap between EU and its citizens: the idea of!

April 7, 2011 – 16:52 |

The press is going wild about this website…we finally tested it.
It’s a fact: there’s a great gap between cit­i­zens and their Euro­pean rep­re­sen­ta­tives. Among oth­ers rea­sons, the Euro­pean Par­lia­ment is often accused of being dis­em­bod­ied.
Let’s think about …

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 …

TV politically neutral?">Is Europarl TV politically neutral?

March 7, 2011 – 16:38 |

The EuroparlTV edi­to­r­ial char­ter states: “The chan­nel shall ensure that the plu­ral­ity of opin­ion in the Euro­pean Par­lia­ment is reflected, with due respect to the rel­a­tive strengths of the polit­i­cal groups, in accor­dance with a neutral, …

Towards a European Initiative for Media Pluralism — March 31st, 2011

March 2, 2011 – 15:22 |

The Euro­pean Ini­tia­tive for Media Plu­ral­ism pro­motes the idea that Euro­pean insti­tu­tions should safe­guard the right to inde­pen­dent and plu­ral­is­tic infor­ma­tion as sanc­tioned by the Euro­pean Char­ter on Human Rights. The Ini­tia­tive includes sev­eral con­fer­ences through­out Europe and in the Euro­pean Par­lia­ment, the cre­ation of a civil soci­ety Euro­pean Media Coun­cil, and a cam­paign directed at the Euro­pean institutions.

How to reconnect journalists to Strasbourg?

February 17, 2011 – 13:37 |

It is a fact. While the Euro­pean Par­lia­ment wins in power with the recent insti­tu­tional evo­lu­tions, the jour­nal­ists are not legions to sit in the benches of press in Stras­bourg, where the ple­nary ses­sions take place. They now …