Guest post by Dan Luca, Senior Director of EURACTIV and lecturer on communication techniques and the European Union at VUB, ULB Brussels and SNSPA Bucharest. Why do I work in Brussels? The “blue city” has gradually become the political pole with the largest multicultural community. Apart from the European Parliament or the famous European Commission,… » read more
Posted by The Guest Blog
I’ve been starring at this blank page for the past 6 months, almost on a daily basis. I’ve been meaning to write more on the federalist quest, but I’ve been turned back again and again by news reaching me on developments on the EU scene. Today, as I have been more or less removed from the… » read more
Mathew’s great post about Mediacafé – Europe: no medium, no message?, picks up on the phrase (Mathew’s emphasis) “The production of qualitative EU coverage should be incorporated in the charters of public broadcasters and it should be supervised as well.” As Mathew sums up: “State-coerced, force-fed media should not be what Europe is about.” An appeal for… » read more
AFP was awarded a major contract last week to provide EBS with coverage of “the movements and activities of members of the European institutions in most regions of the world” and “establish image banks illustrating the themes of major importance to the commission, the parliament and the Council of Europe.” Er, sorry guys, but shouldn’t… » read more
Some EU bloggers, from time to time, tend to promote the use of Web 2.0 tools – social media – to develop a so-called European online public space. Actually, they are easily recognizable for using that kind of expressions which I extracted directly from the Web 2.0 Bullshit Generator: “post semantic weblogs” “engage A-list mashups”… » read more
Hello everyone, my name is Chiara,i’m 18 and i’m italian. i would suggest to all the webmasters of the european portals to send e-mails with informations about the European Parliament,about the international camps,about the information which is SO POOR!! I discovered this site casually,and i think it’s soo bad.You should send an e-mail in every… » read more
Desarrollar un blog en el que podamos hablar de cualquier asunto (economía, urbanismo, cultura. cine, literatura) con una perspectiva europea.
This video is about impressions from the 2008 edition of the European Business Summit, and how the event blog managed and hosted by Blogactiv helped make this conference more interactive.
[kml_flashembed movie=”http://youtube.com/v/CqIoPJS7PCA” width=”…
Sergio Cantone of Euronews talks briefly about how Euronews reports about Europe. Download “We have seven different journalists, not seven different translators, working on the news, interviews, and reports. Every journalist gives their personal and national identity to the news they are dealing with.“
Miroslav Mikolásik, EPP-ED, shares his thoughts during the opening panel of the Euractiv Conference. Download “People have the right to know what EU leaders are proposing, and to have the possibility to influence them. There is a need to reinforce the dialogue; communication should become an EU policy in its own right, at the service… » read more
Sophie In’t Veld of the ALDE, speaks about public opinion in the European Union. Download “It’s often said that there is no such thing as a European public opinion … to a large extent that is true. At the same time, we have seen embryonic forms of cross-border consensus and international public opinion … “… » read more
Mr. James speaks about how the BBC covers European Union affairs. Download “Editors … are now interested in the role EU plays on the world stage … or isn’t playing and should play.”
Leonard Orban, EU Commissioner for Multilingualism, speaking at the Euractiv conference on next year’s Multilingualism policy. Download “I take advantage of this conference to launch an appeal to you to add your ideas and suggestions to the almost 2200 contributions to the online consultation on multilingualism … I want to address the needs of citizens,… » read more