NEWS


Upcoming Event in October 2021

Next in the AEJ Belgium autumn program: we will be hosting a hybrid online-live event with the House of Jean Monnet as a special setting! This mixer was originally scheduled on the 29th of June 2021 (the date of our current event at the Press Club Brussels), but was...

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NETWORKING EVENT AEJ-PRESSCLUB 6-8PM JUNE29

Live Media EventAssociation of European Journalists Belgium & Press Club Brussels Europe Tuesday, the 29th of June 2021from 6 to 8 pmLive @The Press Club - BrusselsFroissartstraat, 95, Rue Froissart1040 Brussels It's back! AEJ Belgium will be presenting its...

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Interviewed: Didier Reynders on Radio Gold

Remise du costume pour MANNEKEN-PIS à l'effigie de l'Europe par Didier REYNDERS, Commissaire européen à DELPHINE HOUBA, échevine de la culture. Nous avons aussi parler de la liberté de la presse en Europe.Le Manneken-Pis se met sur son 31 pour célébrer la Journée de...

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EU-India webinar postponed

The joint webinar with our German Colleagues Vereinigung Europaischer Journalisten (VEJ) has been postponed. We will inform you soon about our new date! The event will be open to AEJ Belgium members and EU Correspondents. “Exploring the importance for Europeans of the...

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Interview with AEJ President Otmar Lahodynsky

Otmar Lahodynsky with Barroso at the Forum Alpbach/Tirol. (Photo: Thomas Böhm/TT)   Interview with Otmar Lahodynsky on media and the importance of advocacy by Alena Bieling (@AlenaBieling)   Our international President Otmar Lahodynsky has given his thoughts on recent...

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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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