NEWS


Statutes added!

  We added the updated versions of our statutes in 3 different languages: Dutch, English and French! These are the official statutes that appeared in the 'Belgisch Staatsblad'. We've made all versions available as PDFs, so if you're interested in getting to know more...

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EESC: EU law should set safe boundaries for high-risk AI

Biometric recognition for tracking, surveillance and detecting emotions should have no place in Europe's human-centric approach to Artificial Intelligence (AI), says the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) in its response to the European Commission's White...

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Letter ahead of Germany’s Presidency of European Council

With our partners of the EU Media Advocacy Group where our AEJ Belgium president Lieven Taillie represents AEJ International we ask the upcoming Germany Presidency to go for an ambitious the EU's long-term budget (Multi-annual Financial Framework - MFF) that reserves...

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Join Difference Day 2020 #DD20

On the occasion of World Press Freedom Day the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Université Libre de Bruxelles and Erasmushogeschool Brussel, IHECS, BOZAR, & Evens Foundation, together with other partners such as EPC MPA, EBU, Bertelsmann, European Commission, UNESCO,...

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Access Now releases recommendations to fight misinformation

On 21 April, Access Now published Fighting misinformation and defending free expression during COVID-19: recommendations for states — a series of recommendations for protecting freedom of expression and opinion and the right to impart and receive information. “Hasty...

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Identifying Fake News in Coronavirus

The OECD Forum Network defines fake news as: “journalism or information that either deliberately or unintentionally misleads people and distorts reality by spreading false information, hoaxes, propaganda, or misrepresentation of facts” The Cambridge Dictionary’s fake...

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Resources for journalists in times of coronaviurs pandemic

Extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures. Meanwhile, AEJ Belgium recommends thtat you check out the following items: The International Press Institute (IPI) launched – on Tuesday (24 March) – a new web page to track attacks on journalists and restrictions...

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AEJ International Seminar 18 & 19 February

What: The new EU budget, the Green Deal and future challenges When: Tuesday 18 and Wednesday 19 February Where: Room ASP 1E3, European Parliament   How will the new Multiannual Financial Framework (MMF) work in the context of the Green Deal? How to deal with security...

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Winter cocktail 2020

The Association of European Journalists in Belgium is organizing in collaboration with the Holland House its Winter Cocktail 2020.  Mikolaj Dowgielewicz, Permanent Representative and Director-General of the European Investment Bank , is our special guest. WHAT: EIB to...

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Wanted: Treasurer AEJ Belgium

OPPORTUNITY WITH AEJ: AEJ Belgium is a registered vzw/asbl under Belgian law. Every such association needs to have someone elected by the members to be on the Board to execute the tasks of Treasurer. Are you interested or do you know someone that would be interested...

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Call for initiatives – deadline January 20, 2020

Are you a young media professional eager to gain skills, boost your career, test your ideas, and expand your network? Are you a publisher or an editor whose media needs innovation backed by business, to develop future management, and to grow its network with top media...

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New reporting grants from the European Jounalirm Centre

The European Jounalirm Centre has published its new reporting grants and useful resources for journalists:     New call for applications for our global health reporting grantsThe European Journalism Centre has recently opened the final call for applications for its...

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