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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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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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Special workshop “Legitimacy 2.0: Transparency Online”, Belo Horizonte (Brazil)

E-transparency is currently one the fastest-growing branches of transparency research. As Albert Meijer of the Open Government research group argues: “Modern day transparency is Internet transparency.” The special workshop Legitimacy 2.0: Transparency Online allows participants to discuss this topic in the context of the philosophy of (social) rights.