Last Wednesday, on February 22nd, the President of Georgia, mr. Mikheil Saakashvili, visited the University of Maastricht in the Netherlands, where he gave a speech on the reforms and policies under…Continue
Hi Everyone, I was very busy studying with academic matters and also working on a Linguistics Project, which I hope will be of your interest. I would like to invite you all to visit my new LINGUISTICS EXPERIMENT'S room athttp://linguisticsexperiment.wordpress.com/I will be happy to meet you there and keep you updated in the near future. Don't forget to check my forum as well. You inspired me to do my linguistic works and I hope, in…See More
The School of Peacemaking and Media Technology announces a competition for a training session among local Kyrgyz- and Uzbek-speaking journalists, who represent print and online media in Osh, Jalalabat and Batken oblasts.In order to be eligible, participants must be younger than 35 years old.The training is organized with the aim to encourage open discussions on peacemaking-related matters, teaching local journalists the tools of building ‘bridges’ between conflicting parties and important…See More
"Oh wow Claudia, I kind of missed the suicides-on-Facebook thing. That is shocking.
You put a lot of things to think about in your post, Hanna! I would like to believe that the narcissistic frenzy we find ourselves in will eventually be…"
Music is not only a fact in forming social identities, it is a medium of education, it has an impact on Media, Journalism, and vice versa. This group is devoted to contemporary digital media, the Internet and music revolution, the business of classic music and its decline, PC made-music, digital radio, rap and other loudspeaker media such as DJ-ing, and PA systems. We will be able to discuss the imponderability of the whole media sector and how Music journalists report music facts, building or…See More
In the framework of discussions on the quality of journalism, one of the main issues that has been frequently ignored, is the intertextual importance of linguistics, and the responsibility of journalists in preserving the structure of language, while communicating facts in an accurate manner. In practice, the Media, sometimes can be a threat to linguistics but at the same time be an excellent tool in the creation of new expressions or even a brand new language or a new grammar. For those…See More
Europe, Middle East and North Africa, North America
Newspaper, Online, Print
Name/s of media you are currently involved with
Observant, Maastricht independent university newspaper.
What do you hope to gain from this community?
I would like to get in touch with professional journalists. I am currently an undergraduate student (will graduate in feb. 2013) and would like to get a career in journalism myself. I want to know how journalists feel about their own position and job. I will write my bachelor's thesis next semester, and am considering researching the position of (embedded) war journalists.
Tell us a little bit about yourself
20 years old, interested in foreign affairs and international relations, human rights and conflict. Ilove music and literature, spend my time visiting festivals and reading lots of books. I love to write and keep several (fiction) blogs.
I was happy to see that Google is reminding us of Universal Children's Day as one can see here below from the famous Google Doodle. Yet, one has to focus on the UN Resolution 836 (IX) and which are the fundamental values of that resolution which has to be observed not only by parents, teachers, governments but by entire societies. Therefore, also children that are stateless or living in war areas, have those rights and are entitled to protection of the locals and the international community. …See More
Yesterday (11.18.2014) there was a deadly attack on a synagogue in Israel, but the Media, which has been very biased lately, and to be more precisely, not the whole of the Media but the particularly and famous CNN Media, has reported on the event,…
With the Innovation Union strategy the European Union intends to create an innovation-friendly environment that makes it easier for great ideas to be turned into products and services that will bring European economy growth and jobs. Every year takes place the European SME Week to promote enterprise across Europe as SMEs are the true back-bone of the European economy. Are these iniciatives being truly effective in terms of promoting job creation? Or instead is just a good idea with no…See More