Category: World Affairs

The media can’t be trusted and politics is irrelevant – Its what people say, but not always what they do

Two recent lectures at Sciences Po give Europa United contributor Frances Cowell insights into the three-way relationship between politics, the media and the voting public. The narrative is seductive: the media cannot be trusted because they are mouthpieces for megalomaniac media barons, sneaky politicians or both. The system […]

Under the wire – journalists under fire

Journalists and media are under fire literally all around the word every day and that’s part of the job in some cases. But it should not be the case in a modern democracy. Europa United’s Luca Contrino discussed the current state of safety for journalists following his attending of a preview screening of “Under the Wire”, a documentary focusing on […]