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Legal reform

“Little more than transparency” – MEPs criticise political ads regulation proposal

Unusually for political discourse, transparency is not considered the holy grail where targeted online political advertising is concerned.

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Implementation

Controversy over Von der Leyen’s secret text exchanges with Pfizer CEO

Text messages that apparently sealed a deal between Commission and Pfizer early 2021 are slowly becoming the centre of broader transparency questions.

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News reports

EU transparency news reports in 2021

Since September 2014, the Open Government in the EU blog scans English-language online news outlets for news on EU transparency. Below, you can find the news digest for 2021.

Central topics in news coverage were opacities caused by the corona pandemic and the rule of law crisis, and the potential reform of the EU’s access to documents regulation.

Euronews correspondent Meabh Mcmahon in front of the European Parliament. Credit: The Drum.
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Civil society

Podcast takes stock of the prospects of EU transparency reform

EU Scream podcast gets its teeth into the European transparency policy question.

Image credit: EU Scream facebook page