European Federation of Journalists

EFJ and IFJ demand stronger support for the creative industries

As EU Member States start discussing the proposed EU recovery plan, the International and European Federations of Journalists (IFJ/EFJ), along with 92 other European and international organisations in the cultural and creative sectors are calling for stronger measures to help the sectors recover. This call comes a month after the IFJ launched – with the support of Global Unions Federations – a Global Platform for Quality Journalism  to demand urgent measures to support the press sector and media professionals. Here is our joint statement: As the EU has started discussing the proposed recovery plan, 94 organisations from across Europe’s cultural and creative sectors are uniting their…

EESC Public hearing on “The effects of campaigns on participation in European political decision-making”

In the context of the opinion on “The effects of campaigns on participation in political decision-making”, requested by the Croatian Presidency, a public hearing will be held in the morning of Wednesday 5 February, at the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC). In view of the recent European elections and campaigns aimed at informing European citizens conducted by the institutions of the European Union and the Member States, the exploratory opinion will look at the potential effects of both these and the disinformation campaigns on citizens’ awareness about the EU and the relevant political issues. The aim of the hearing…

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