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May 3 2013
Brussels blog round-up for 27 April – 3 May: A dreary May Day, the ECB cuts rates, and could Spain become the Florida of Europe?
Chris Gilson takes a look at the week in Brussels blogging. The EU centre and the crisis Ahead of elections to the European Parliament in May 2014, Jon Worth previews potential candidates for the post of EU Commission President from … Continue reading →
Apr 23 2013
The real innovation in Beppe Grillo’s campaigning is not his use of social media, but his success in using the Internet to bring together activists at the grassroots level.
The success of Beppe Grillo’s Five-Star Movement in February’s Italian elections has focused attention on his use of the Internet as a campaigning tool. Duncan McDonnell argues that many of the techniques he has adopted, such as using social media … Continue reading →
Oct 27 2012
The Euroblogosphere has great potential to contribute to the European public sphere, but it is currently restricted by a lack of deep debate and the dominance of English.
The Euroblogosphere now consists of many hundreds of blogs, all commenting on different aspects of Europe, its politics and policies. But are blogs in Europe part of a European Public Sphere? Using interviews with European bloggers, Javier Ruiz Soler finds … Continue reading →
Oct 26 2012
Brussels blog round up for 20- 26 October – EU development aid at the crossroads, hunger strikes in Italy and Poland, and will the eurocrisis break-up member states?
Chris Gilson and Stuart A Brown take a look at the week in Brussels blogging. The EU centre On Tuesday, the European Commission outlined its work programme for 2013. Public Affairs 2.0 discusses the importance of the programme for European Commission President José … Continue reading →
Sep 2 2012
When The Sun newspaper published naked photos of Prince Harry last week, other publications shied away, not wanting to embroil themselves in issues of Royal privacy under Lord Leveson’s watchful eye. Rupert Murdoch claimed that there was a “clear public interest” in … Continue reading →
Aug 31 2012
Brussels blog round up for 25 – 31 August: Taking Draghi seriously, EU encouraging over-fishing in Africa, and is European identity in crisis?
Chris Gilson and Stuart A Brown take a look at the week in Brussels blogging. The EU centre In July, the European Commission proposed a substantial package of reforms of the Common Fisheries Policy which are due to be voted on in the … Continue reading →