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This is the Project Context and Executive Summary, accompanying a longer report on EurActiv’s values: Transparency, Efficiency, Media Independence and Languages.   See the full report here. PROJECT CONTEXT: reviewing the values of an innovative European media   This project seeks to explore online media focused on the European Union, to review the past decade… » read more

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The best way to foster trust between politicians and citizens is by making informed decisions through dialogue. We, EU policy-makers, must listen to people’s concerns and aspirations; we have to consider the social, economic and political impact of our decisions in all Member States and across different sectors and societies. The European Commission is indeed… » read more

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EurActiv has made a great difference for the international development policy community. In Brussels, Paris and Berlin, we now have an efficient institution that, though its independent journalism, facilitates the necessary debates and valuable discussion around official development assistance and Europe’s role in fixing some of the biggest challenges the world faces. International aid, poverty… » read more

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The Efficiency of Brussels-based media relations is a long-standing topic of conversation in European circles. How to best reach out to the various media, whether traditional or online, and most of all make sure that by doing so you will reach out to your key target groups. Often an uphill struggle for decision-makers and interest… » read more

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Abstract: Information is the lifeblood of the EU and EurActiv mines it successfully Transparency has been and remains a key value at EurActiv EurActiv has stretched the European public debate linguistically and done so efficiently   Happy Birthday EurActiv! It is a tribute to EurActiv’s current status as an irreplaceable information source that I find… » read more

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EurActiv, the independent online EU policy media, deployed its editorial and communication resources to cover the European elections across its multi-lingual media network in 12 EU countries and 12 languages. It did so in the interests of providing non-biased, fact-based public information on the people and policies at the heart of the election campaign. Europe… » read more

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There’s never been a better time to innovate in media, so it’s good to be back to EurActiv. Eight years ago I helped launch BlogActiv, before leaving for the world of EU communications agencies. Give or take a month or two, my short stint fell in the middle of EurActiv’s 15 years of life so… » read more

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During the multidimensional crisis on a political and economic level, EurActiv Greece’s main objective was to provide a balanced reporting, by closely cooperating and exchanging views with other national sections, especially from Germany and Brussels-based EurActiv.com. The euro crisis and a possible Grexit caused a high level confusion to Greek readers. Various reports in the… » read more

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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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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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