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Apr 20 2016

The myths that are preventing us from solving the refugee crisis

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By Zoe Gardner The preventable deaths of another 400 people in the Mediterranean on Monday morning must be a wake-­up call. The British and European approach to the migrant and refugee humanitarian crisis simply isn’t working. For all of the … Continue reading

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Oct 8 2015

Finnish competitiveness-raising policies and their discontents

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By Paul Jonker-Hoffren Although Finnish politics have been concerned about the country’s competitiveness for quite a while now, the public discussion reached a temporary climax with PM Juha Sipilä’s televised speech late September. In this widely discussed speech, he argues, … Continue reading

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Oct 6 2015

#aGreekment in the Twittersphere

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By Max Hänska and Stefan Bauchowitz To what extent does twitter provide a platform for the emergence of a European public sphere? Around 47% of Europeans use social media at least once a week, making it a potentially important source of … Continue reading

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May 28 2015

Greek Media in Disarray

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By Maria Kyriakidou There is perhaps no other field that better illustrates how deeply ingrained clientelism is in Greek political culture than the media sector. Politicians, media and business have long been operating as a ‘triangle of power’, where private … Continue reading

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Feb 14 2015

Greece’s government deserves benefit of doubt

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By Max Hänska Wednesday’s Eurogroup meeting managed to underwhelm low expectations, as talks even failed to agree the usual face-saving joint statement outlining a structured agenda for future talks. It appears Varoufakis disappointed Eurogroup ministers by arriving without a written plan, and … Continue reading

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Dec 23 2014

Financing of the Media in South East Europe

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By Marko Milosavljević When looking at the market potential of a particular market, we usually analyse a number of factors: size of the nation market; GDP; advertising market and shares and trends within specific segments, such as TV, digital, print; size/reach … Continue reading

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Dec 3 2014

“We have a long history of getting it wrong on Russia” – Interview with David Crouch

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Euro Crisis in the Press talks to David Crouch about media coverage of EU-Russia relations and the recent search for Russian submarines off the Swedish coast. You were covering the recent search for Russian submarines off the Swedish coast. How well … Continue reading

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Nov 20 2014

Crisis Discourses in Europe: Media EU-phemisms and Alternative Narratives

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By Tamsin Murray-Leach It would be catastrophising to claim that euroscepticism won the European elections earlier this year – but it certainly staked a claim. Two years ago, we predicted the capturing of Europe by populist parties in our study of … Continue reading

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Nov 18 2014

Too Small, Too Personal

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By Sally Broughton Micova  Media laws in Macedonia and Slovenia are largely in line with international standards. Yet to guarantee a transparent system and independent reporting this is not enough. In April 2014 the Republic of Macedonia held its fourth … Continue reading

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Oct 29 2014

Holding Europe to no account: a media question

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By Cristina Marconi and John Lloyd The European Union occupies a central position in the political and economic life of its twenty-eight members and an important one in much of the rest of the world. Few other institutions of governance have such … Continue reading

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