About: press

Google ‘determined to find solution’ on ‘neighbouring rights’ for French press

I am "determined to find a solution" at a time when a new collective management body for press publishers is due to be created, Google France managing director, Sébastien Missoffe told French senators on Wednesday (23 June), adding that he "recognises neighbouring rights".
Politics 21-05-2021

Tweets of the Week: Hungarian Block, Eurovision, Commission Press Plans

Hungary statement veto is met with derision, get out the glitter it’s time for Eurovision, and Commission and press corps on course for collision. 
Technology 04-05-2021

One Free Press Coalition: ’10 most urgent’ list of May 2021

On May 3, 2021, the annual observance of World Press Freedom Day, the One Free Press Coalition launched the monthly list of “10 Most Urgent” press freedom cases around the world. This iteration focuses on journalists writing about human rights—an...
Media 17-06-2019

MEPs to join forces against disinformation

A number of newly elected members of the European Parliament committed to joining forces in the upcoming five-year term in fighting disinformation, during an event organised by EURACTIV foundation.
Technology 24-10-2016

Edwy Plenel: Europe needs participative media against populism

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker must  operate in a participative democracy if he wants to carve a proper plan to re-launch the European construction. That is true also for the media, Edwy Plenel said in an interview with EURACTIV.com.
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Defensive communication: countering criticism and dealing with bad press
Politics 18-04-2016

Defensive communication: countering criticism and dealing with bad press

The 2016 Yellow Academy continues on 21 April with a session led by Alexandria Hicks from FleishmanHillard, titled “Defensive communication: countering criticism and dealing with bad press”.
Enlargement 01-03-2016

Turkey closes media outlets seized from Gulen-linked owner

Turkish authorities have shut down media businesses seized last year from Koza Ipek Holding, a conglomerate linked to a US-based preacher accused of plotting against President Tayyip Erdoğan, according to an exchange filing.
Languages & Culture 12-02-2016

Juncker reveals his secret weapon

In his traditionally humorous style, Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker told an audience in Brussels on Thursday (11 February) about his competitive edge over French and German leaders.
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Public Affairs 16-01-2015

Working with the Brussels press

The Yellow Academy is a series of 7 workshops on EU lobbying and communication with a strong focus on case studies.
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Global Europe 20-09-2012

China restricts press access to EU-China Summit

European and Chinese leaders gathered in Brussels on Thursday for the 15th EU-China Summit. No 'big decisions' were expected but the summit aimed to 'consolidate' relations between both powers. The summit created controversy as journalists were left hanging when the usual post-summit press conference was called off. The Chinese authorities wanted to impose restrictions on the number of journalists allowed into the conference. The EU said no.
Public Affairs 08-03-2011

Web to overtake printed press as source of EU information: Survey

A growing number of EU citizens say they use the Internet to get information about the European Union, while daily newspapers are significantly losing ground and television remains the primary source of EU news, a Union-wide poll reveals.
Languages & Culture 25-06-2010

MEPs want wider media coverage of EU

Public service broadcasters should cover EU matters more widely, while governments, parties and politicians need to do more to explain them to citizens, said the European Parliament's culture committee in a resolution adopted this week (23 June), triggering criticism that the EU is funding "blatant propaganda". 
Public Affairs 19-03-2010

Brussels press corps ‘shrinking’, journalists say

The number of journalists covering European Union affairs from Brussels is shrinking, according to International Press Association, which yesterday (18 March) called for the introduction of a "special statute" for media correspondents accredited to the EU institutions.  
Public Affairs 23-10-2009

Parliament votes down EU moves on press freedom

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi this week (21 October) avoided official condemnation by the European Parliament, highlighting divisions among MEPs over what some see as a purely national issue.
Public Affairs 14-07-2009

Newspapers voice concerns about press freedom

European newspaper publishers are calling on the Swedish EU Presidency to protect press freedom in Europe following recent attempts by the Italian and Czech governments to restrict journalists' access to wiretapped information, such as police documents.
EU Priorities 2020 11-04-2005

No privileges for German in Commission press conferences

The row that broke out over the addition of German as an 'automatic' language in press conferences alongside French and English has been resolved.