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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.

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 …

La synthèse du 8 novembre et la poursuite du débat sur

November 17, 2011 – 14:23 |

Notre Com­mu­ni­ca­tion au Par­lement Européen « Dix propo­si­tions phares pour une infor­ma­tion européenne citoyenne » a été présen­tée à un panel de par­lemen­taires européens et d’ONG/fédérations européennes, le 8 novem­bre dernier, au sein du Bureau d’Information du Parlement …

Europe and me, le magazine qui parie sur les jeunes

October 6, 2011 – 19:47 |

Europe and Me mag­a­zine have bet that they can get 10.000 young Euro­peans to fill out a com­mon sur­vey on Euro­pean poli­cies before Novem­ber 1st 2011. Will they win? With already 14 spe­cial issues since July 2008, Europe and Me mag­a­zine aims at encour­ag­ing the emer­gence of a Euro­pean iden­tity in young Europeans.

Public broadcasters on the Web: for or against?

May 2, 2011 – 11:43 |

In the White paper in sup­port of a civic and social Euro­pean jour­nal­ism, we regret the cur­rent sit­u­a­tion of Euro­pean Pub­lic ser­vice media, caught up in a twin strug­gle for their eco­nomic and insti­tu­tional inde­pen­dence. Among other proposals, …

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 …

Guaranteeing media pluralism: better the devil you know?

April 11, 2011 – 13:00 |
Lorenzo Consoli

In our White Paper, we offered to replace the Arti­cle 11. 2 of the Char­ter of Fun­da­men­tal Rights of the Euro­pean Union by a legally bind­ing arti­cle guar­an­tee­ing free­dom and plu­ral­ism of the media.
For­mer Pres­i­dent of the …

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 …

EU. They want a better one! (Updated)">The Europeans don’t want more information about EU. They want a better one! (Updated)

March 10, 2011 – 14:09 | 3 Comments

Accord­ing to the last Euro­pean sur­vey Euro­barom­e­ter, TV is the first source of infor­ma­tion on Euro­pean Union for 61% of the Euro­peans. And TV is also the most used media to “search for” infor­ma­tion on …

Brusselsleaks: Can we live in an open society?

March 9, 2011 – 15:30 |

UK/US fears over Brus­sels’ chal­lenge to Anglo-Saxon model of mar­kets.” This is Brus­sel­sleaks’ first leak pub­lished in the late Feb­ru­ary. But it is in fact “a mir­ror from [Wik­ileaks] Cable­leaks”, said Brus­sel­sleaks spokesper­son “[it] also …

The European Citizens’ Agora on poverty: hope and disillusion

March 1, 2011 – 10:20 |

This blog aims to launch debates on the Euro­pean jour­nal­ism and its capac­ity to build an active Euro­pean cit­i­zen­ship. Some mea­sures are also taken by the Euro­pean insti­tu­tions to give a lift to the cit­i­zens’ par­tic­i­pa­tion. We think it’s impor­tant to have a look at them. The Citizens’Agora, organ­ised in the Euro­pean Par­lia­ment, is a two-day con­sul­ta­tion of Euro­pean civil soci­ety on spe­cific issue.

Internet is a part of public broadcasters’ missions

February 28, 2011 – 15:03 |

These last years, the strength­ened place of pub­lic ser­vice broad­cast­ers on Inter­net led to hard debates between the pri­vate and the pub­lic sec­tors.
The arrival of pub­lic broad­cast­ers on the dig­i­tal era hap­pened in dif­fer­ent ways, …