Journalism Under Attack

Written by Elodie Arpa Journalism is an integral part of our society’s democracy. In the last years, digitalisation and the use of the Internet have enabled more and more people to inform others independently and bring more transparency into their governmental… Continue Reading →

Wolfgang Schäuble acclaimed as never before

 By Delia Träger, Bachelor of Communication Research from the University of Münster. The impact of medial framing on the popularity of the German minister of finance during the negotiations about the third EU-rescue program for Greece. Is the glass half-full or… Continue Reading →

The EST is hiring: call for Web and Media Manager

The time is now! THE EST IS HIRING. We are looking for a Web and Media manager who will join us in building up network opportunities, publishing and writing poignant and interesting articles about Europe and the world, and assisting… Continue Reading →

Refugee crisis: why pragmatism and empathy both must be summoned in the UK

By Johnny Thalassites, student of Law at the University of Bristol and writer for the European Student Think Tank The tragic death of Aylan Kurdi, a 3 year-old Syrian refugee whose body washed up on the beach in Bodrum, provoked… Continue Reading →

Conference ‘The Influence of Media in EU decision-making’

From our José Baptista, our Portuguese ambassador. On the 10th of March, the European Student Think Tank, in partnership with GACCUM (Group of Students of Sciences of Communication from Minho University), hosted a conference on ‘The Influence of Media in… Continue Reading →

European Identity: the Aftermath of Charlie Hebdo

By Christopher Starke & Nils Köbis Almost four months have passed since the horrific terrorist attack on the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris. The incidents triggered an avalanche of different (sometimes highly emotional) accounts in the digital public… Continue Reading →

The Spanish Public Television under Political Pressure

By Eulàlia Mata. Originally published on 2013/02/17 The Council of Europe recently released a report that warns that political pressure is being put on Spanish public television broadcasting (Televisión Española, TVE). The report draws attention to similar situations of politics… Continue Reading →

Is media regulation another form of censorship? The great European media debate

Originally published on Feb 28th, 2012 Cen­sor­ship; it’s a rather ugly word and a dif­fi­cult concept but is it a neces­sary evil? The recent phone hack­ing con­tro­versy in the United King­dom has demon­strated the dangers, both moral and phys­ical, of… Continue Reading →

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