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Is there a relationship between Facebook, fake news and support for the EU? It’s complicated.

It is often believed that spending more time on social media makes a citizen more skeptical of the EU. Martin Moland and Asimina Michailidou argue that this assumption is too simplistic.

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Regulation 1049/2001 anniversary event now online for viewback

TrUE / OGEU blog webinar marking the 20th anniversary of Regulation 1049/2001 on public access to EU documents can be viewed back on the Eric Castrén Institute website until 31 August.

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Implementation Research

EU communication – the Elephant in the Room

The need to communicate political achievements and to communicate them well is a pivotal but overlooked lesson in the EU, Reneta Shipkova argues. Her recent book provides concrete tips to remedy this hiatus.

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Twenty years of Regulation 1049/2001: Twenty key figures

Yesterday, Regulation 1049/2001 turned 20. Today twenty years ago, it was put on the books. Time to take stock of the EU’s first access to documents law with twenty key figures.