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Call for Expressions of Interest: The Shared Management of EU Funds in Comparative Perspective

Three researchers organise exploratory workshop in Brussels in 28-29 April 2022, with long-term aim of creating research community in the area of NGEU spending implementation.

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Can the EU’s policies against fake news restore trust in journalism?

When reading the EU’s policy papers to tackle fake news, one might get the impression that digitalization and fake news are the main culprits of the current challenges to journalism. Keeping the EU’s market-oriented regulations for the media sector in mind, however, Asimina Michailidou, Elisabeth Eike and Hans-Jörg Trenz argue that the understanding of media as regular businesses instead of important democratic institutions is the main problem.

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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.