Integrating Europe Online

Media training on European reporting

“We got deeper into functioning of the Union and also heard different but objective stories, positive and negative things. Speakers and trainers were very good and coming from different bodies connected to EU, so we could hear different opinions. Also was useful to find out where is Macedonia in the process of EU integrations and that experts are very positive about euro integrations of Montenegro” Continue reading

EUreka!

EUreka! L’importanza di saper comunicare le istituzioni europee, con interventi del Presidente del Parlamento Europeo Jerzy Buzek, il caporedattore di Europarl tv Patrick Delfosse e Lorenzo Marsili, codirettore della piattaforma European Alternatives. Di Antonella Andriuolo ed Emanuela Pendola.

THE DUBLINERS

Rome: in the ex-Somalian embassy building there are 140 refugees that live in extremely bad conditions. After the fall of the Siad Barre’s regime and with the outbreak of the war, the government of Mogadishu wasn’t able to finance its Italian office anymore. So from 1991, the embassy has become a deserted place. Editing by Antonella Andriuolo and Emanuela Pendola – LumsaNews

 

Reporting from Tripoli

The EYJA network doesn’t just stick to Europe. As part of the European Youth Press, two young European journalists reported from the 2nd EU-Africa Youth Summit, in Tripoli.

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Being a woman and a journalist in Turkey

Interview: Frederike Geerdink, journalist (1)

Comparing to Turkey Holland is boring. And it is small. In Holland there is no discrimination, no human rights violation and Turkey is in that perspective much more developing. Holland is more like old population, everything is settled, it is sort of developed. In Turkey, population is young, economy is growing, democratisation process going on, there are so much issues going on, which is very important. I felt I have to go where real topics are Continue reading

Different Visions of Europe

European Young Journalist Award 2010

Just when Europe goes through one of its biggest crisis – an economical international crack – many people analyze EU future. 33 European journalists met in Istanbul, in May. Their common features? Their youth, their interests, and their compromise with EU issues. In the third edition of the European Young Journalist Award, WAVE magazine analyzes EU enlargement through their works, their winning articles
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MUSIC: A bridge for cultures

This text-audio piece is part of our report. Those who were is Istanbul, could listen to it in the conference.Now, you can download it:

“Music. It is basically one of the most popular ways of communication. Far away from your senses’ simple desire to enjoy, it was made to express, tell, and even to represent a society.

Depending on the place, it serves different goals. In colonial times in Africa, it was considered a dangerous tool against European power. In this place, music was definitely (and it is actually) related to dance. Slaves used it to express themselves, but dancing, jumping and singing were usually forbidden: soldiers were afraid of them, they thought slaves were training to rebel.

Nevertheless, music can let us know what we are made of, what we think, how we feel…

Sometimes ­­(we can say “always”) it is the only way to communicate, when words aren’t enough, high walls stop our steps and we cannot understand what we considered “strange and disturbing habits”.

From East to West, from West to East, of Europe, music is able to overcome time and space looking for someone to listen to it. And he or she always appears. Do you know where these melodies come from?”

(Isabel & Slavomira)