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After one month of holidays, I just got back into the European affairs today. First thing in the morning, I checked EurActiv.com to read the latest articles and analysis about my favourite theme: ICT. And, oh, surprise, I saw that the web portal dedicated to the EU had been revamped (once again). Duplicate content, an… » read more

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Europa.eu, a Video Presentation

A video presentation of Europa, the official inter-institutional and multilingual web portal of the EU institutions which has been recently revamped (21 September 2009). A short video presentation Below is a small video presentation of Europa.eu made by myself for the sake of trying a new promising video service. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/SKJqT-NG9JI” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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Europa, the official inter-institutional and multilingual web portal of the EU institutions has been revamped today (21 September 2009) with the objective of making it “easier to find what you’re looking for on the EU site’s main pages – in any official EU language”. A target group approach With the help of Ernst & Young… » read more

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How did the European Parliament promote online the 2009 European Elections? In which ways, the strategic use of social media helped to raise awareness about this major issue? Context The turnout of the European Parliament Elections has been falling steadily since the first elections in 1979. In order to reverse this tendency, the European Parliament… » read more

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I recently stumbled upon an article of the excellent blog Kosmopolito and discover Ideas on Europe, a new EU blog platform entirely dedicated to academics! Here are my thoughts about this new interesting project. Description Ideas on Europe, a new EU blog platform dedicated to academics and set up by the University Association for Contemporary… » read more

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As already stated by Mathew Lowry on his blog, the European Commission has been dipping its toes into the Web 2.0 and trying out a new innovative way to reach out the European citizens online. After the successful experience of the European Parliament which has been campaigning to raise awareness on the European Parliament Elections… » read more

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I have just stumbled on article of the French newspaper Le Figaro titled “Le marketing viral des souverainistes sur la Toile“. The journalist, Samuel Laurent, analyzes the different means by which Libertas spread efficiently its message through the strategic use of social media. In particular, they use videos that match a great success thanks to… » read more

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This is just a short analysis about BloggingPortal.eu, “the new place to read EU blogs and keep yourself updated on the EU blogosphere” (Kosmopolito). I know there’s been already quite a buzz a few days ago about the launch of this new collaborative portal but I’d like to share my personal thoughts with you. Description… » read more

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Here is a short article to mention the creation of a Netvibe Universe dedicated to EU Jobs. Nicely designed, this Netvibes Universe allows you to browse at a glance internships and jobs from the main jobsites. This very practical new tool offers also the possibility to access jobs from the EU institutions and a good… » read more

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Though not being offically launched, I would like to talk about a promising European web project run by Café Babel, EUDebate2009.eu. Café Babel – the leading multilingual EU media among the “students and young professionals” (18-35 years old) – is trying to trigger interest about the importance of the upcoming European Parliamentary elections 2009. This… » read more

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