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Dear Bloggers, Dear BlogActiv Readers, We’re currently updating the platform and you may still encounter some minor issues over the next 12-24 hours. We’re working very hard to sort out all the remaining points. If you’re encoutering some strange issue with the Website lay-out, then please first try Ctrl-F5 for a refresh of your… » read more

Dear BlogActiv blogger, is rapidly approaching its 4th anniversary. A moment to look back and indeed ahead! We would like to share a couple of recent developments with you, and would like to invite you to our first BlogActiv Bloggers Café. The event, aimed at the EU blogging community as well as some surprise… » read more

Liveblog from EPP Summit

Today, Blogactiv is covering the EPP summit at Meise castle. This liveblog is part of our ongoing EU Citizens and Media debate. It’s only the second time that bloggers (so-called “citizen journalists”) have been given access to an EPP summit. Time to debate a few of the practical and ethical issues that this sort of… » read more

Across Europe, press and media freedom is under threat. Earlier this month, media experts called for a “reconquest” of crumbling media freedoms in the EU. Commission President José Manuel Barroso has described freedom of the media as a “sacred principle” of the Union, yet everywhere we look there are problems. Last year, the International Press… » read more

The Blogactiv debate on EU citizens and media is now open! This post will collect all the different strands of the debate into one place – acting as a focal point for the discussion. Have a read through some of the stuff posted below, then come back here to post your thoughts. We’re planning a… » read more