News Impact Summit returns with focus on media and politics

The News Impact Summit returns to Brussels on 4 December 2017, with the theme of “A Year is a Long Time in Politics”. Organised by the European Journalism Centre with help from the Google News Lab, the day of speakers, workshops and discussion will look back on the relationship between media and politics this year. The event will focus on how the global political upheaval shaped the way journalists covered the news, as well as how evolving journalism practices changed the face of politics. Editors, reporters, technologists and researchers from International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), Euronews, First Draft, Berliner…

Solidarity with people of Belgium

The Executive Committee of the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC), gathering today for a meeting in Brussels and bringing together trade union leaders from all over Europe, expressed its solidarity with the people of Brussels and the victims of this morning’s horrific bomb attacks. “We are with all the people in Brussels who have been injured or killed, with their families, with all those dealing with this frightening situation, and with those who are seeking news of family, friends and colleagues,” said Luca Visentini, General Secretary of the ETUC. “It is beyond comprehension that anyone would wish to bring such suffering and misery to others.”    “This…