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EU-China 30-07-2018

Europe needs to wake up to China’s influencing strategies

As Europe is waking up to the Chinese party-state’s growing influence inside its territory, China experts in Europe need to make themselves heard, write Tabitha Speelman and  Matej Šimalčík.
Languages & Culture 30-03-2007

Survey finds editors ‘positive’ about newspapers’ future

The 'Newsroom Barometer', a new global survey conducted for the Paris-based World Editors Forum and Reuters, has found that the vast majority of newspaper editors worldwide are optimistic about the future of their newspapers.
Languages & Culture 27-02-2007

MEDIA-supported movie takes best foreign film Oscar

German film  Das Leben der Anderen (The Lives of the Others) by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, won the Oscar for best foreign language film at the 79th Academy Awards on 25 February 2007. 
Languages & Culture 12-02-2007

MEDIA 2007 unveils EU-film budget boost

More than 750 million euro will be made available to European film-makers over the next seven years, Commissioner Viviane Reding announced at the Berlin Film Festival on 11 February 2007.
Languages & Culture 12-10-2005

European TV getting dumber and dumber, study says

A hard-hitting report by the Open Society Institute criticises dumbing down and trivialisation of TV content throughout Europe, as a result of ineffective regulation and insufficient funding of high-quality public service TV. 

IFJ and Commission reward best reporting on human rights

On 24 October, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the Commission announced the five winners of the 2003 Lorenzo Natali Prize for Journalism.

IFJ and Commission pay tribute to excellence in journalism

On 15 November, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the Commission will announce the five winners of the 2002 Lorenzo Natali Prize for Journalism, which is presented to the best reporters on human rights, democracy and development.