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Chronique du 4/05/11 Aimez-vous l’Europe ? Telle est la question posée par le think tank dirigé par Dominique Reynier de la Fondation pour l’Innovation politique et le ministère des Affaires européennes. La démarche a lieu dans le cadre d’un sondage qui sera dévoilé le 9 mai au matin à l’occasion de la Journée de l’Europe. […]

Dear President Barroso and Presidents of European institutions, Today 18 April 2011 marks the sixtieth Anniversary of the foundation of European Democracy. It is also the Birthday of the Commission although the Commission together with the other institutions that were also created that day refuse to acknowledge it. Not even a press release was published.

This is the sort of post which could get me into trouble for a number of reasons. Particularly as I’m going to comment on the celebrations to be enjoyed next month at the Festival of Europe, where one can do everything from “seeing the political groups at work inside the European Parliament” to “experiencing a… » read more

I think that this might be a first for the eurosphere… I know quite a lot of eurobloggers wish that there was more interraction between EU officials and policy bloggers. I am pleased to say that I have convinced just such a person to conduct guest interviews on each of our respective blogs. In the… » read more

Should European fighter aircraft be bombing and strafing tanks and killing soldiers across the EU’s southern borders? Is there a better way, a way to peace? Can Europe’s greatest success be applied across North Africa? The greatest event in recent European history — perhaps in all of European history over the last recorded two thousand… » read more

Liveblog from EPP Summit

Today, Blogactiv is covering the EPP summit at Meise castle. This liveblog is part of our ongoing EU Citizens and Media debate. It’s only the second time that bloggers (so-called “citizen journalists”) have been given access to an EPP summit. Time to debate a few of the practical and ethical issues that this sort of… » read more

Almost halftime of the ‘Robert Bosch Journalism Fellowship Program’ for me – a good time to review and let you know how the work as a journalist in the area of Place Schumann and Place Luxembourg, in the triangle of the Commission, the Council and the Parliament looks like.

Media freedom, EU media coverage and citizens. These are the issues being discussed by Fondation EurActiv PoliTech as part of its debate on media freedom, social media and the EU. Media freedom is a hot topic in several countries: from the controversy surrounding Hungary’s new media law, to the blocking of websites in Turkey and… » read more

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