60 Ideas for Europe

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Need a change

I think that in Europe it is time to think about immigration problems. The Europeans no longer seem mannered, reserved, correct people. The reason for this trend is the blind imitation of the mass culture of show business. Relegated to the background values of family, home, children. Europe is time to understand that we should… » read more

Posted by alecelliott

People know little about the European project. Only an ambitious and comprehensive approach can remedy this shortcoming. People should – even superficially – be aware of the whereabouts of the European project and the numerous benefits it generates. When European decisions are to be taken options should feed the public debate. European political parties shall… » read more

Posted by EMI

The EU-is-good-for-you campaign The idea: Once a month the EU puts an advertisement in a high-circulatuion print medium in all member states(or alternatively some), headed”Europe is good for you”. Example contents:Energy monopolies must be broken-your costs will be reduced;strict pollution limits are good for your health; speed limits are good for you-more EU citizens will… » read more

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Europe-wide

Much done; many new ideas to find and turn into reality… There are likely to be “telethon” events in your country as there are in the UK. In the UK we have Comic Relief, Children in Need, Sports Relief and maybe some less regular ones. Would it be beneficial to have a European “telethon” event… » read more

Posted by EMI

How are we supposed to speak with one voice if we don’t share an eye? Or necessarily not even the same information. The public debate is shaped by the media. So European media would contribute largely to the formation of a European viewpoint. A European newspaper or European TV station would speak out for European… » read more

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New EU-TV- Channel

One reason, why EU citizens haven´t developed a common society and collective memory is the dominant position of national media. The need for a single media source available for all citizens at the same time would enhance an EU wide common knowledge. Therefore, the creation of an EU TV channel seems overdue. Daily news, and… » read more

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Pan-European Mass Media

Mass Media are powerful tools to create a community and society consciousness. As such, there is a very important need to promote the development of new Pan-European media that truly portrays the impact of EU legislation and decision on all country members. That, and not just a mere translation of news, could help people from… » read more

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Europe coverage in the media

As a current affairs journalist with an extensive portfolio on Wider Europe, the EU and EU integration, including EU enlargement and well knowing the issues (I am a former Convenor of a Pan-European Group at the FPA in London), I would suggest: to the mass media, please allow a much wider contributions from freelance professional… » read more

Posted by EMI