EurActiv: Moving forward, with strong values

Versetzen wir uns kurz zurück in das Jahr 2000. Der befürchtete Milleniums-Crash sämtlicher Computersysteme war ausgeblieben, 9/11 ein ferner Alptraum und der Euro noch nicht in der Tasche. Es gab noch nichtmals ein deutschsprachiges Wikipedia…   Die Enthusiasten in der „Brussels Bubble“ werkelten derweil daran, dass die Europäische Gemeinschaft zu einer Union mit neuen Mitgliedern… » read more

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Child (in Paris, after the terrorist attacks, at one of the places where people were bringing flowers and candles, asked by a reporter if he understands what happened): Yes, because they are really, really mean. (…) And… We have to be really careful, we have Father: Oh, no, don’t worry… We don’t need to move… » read more

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Challenges of including citizens who feel excluded First of all, I would like to pay tribute to EurActiv for its unbroken record of daily European news, its ability to package issues round institutional processes, whilst bringing in the stakeholders as well and making sense of an increasingly confusing decision-making process. On countless occasions when planning… » read more

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When we started EurActiv in 1999, we could not have foreseen what an influence our new internet venture would have on the future of European Union news reporting. At the time, European Voice was the only media ‘voice’ trying to bring traditional newspaper journalism to the European scene. It was therefore no surprise that, during… » read more

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Written Interview     How do you see EurActiv, the media, helping leading executives improving their efficiency of monitoring and influencing EU affairs? I think that what leaders are looking for is, yes, an efficient tool, but also a trustworthy one that they know is bringing a truly diverse landscape of perspectives together on a… » read more

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Written Interview Q1. A functioning democracy needs journalists, editors and publishers to hold those in power to account. On a scale of 1 to 5, where does EurActiv stand in terms of independence? One of the main functions of mass media is indeed to hold those in power to account and be prepared to go… » read more

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