Ireland: I still know what you did last Summer, Mr Cowen – Eoin O’Dell

25 01 2013

Photo of Artwork at StanfordThis image, by Corey Seeman on Flickr, is the Monument to your Future Collaborators, on the pavement outside the Knight Management Center in the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University, where Brian Cowen attended the Executive Education Programme last Summer. Cowen probably walked past it, if not over it, several times. Read the rest of this entry »





EU Publishes Report – “A free and pluralistic media to sustain European Democracy”

25 01 2013
HLG

Neelie Kroes, with Prof Herta Daubler-Gmelin (left) and Prof Vaire Vike Freiberga

The EU High Level Group on Media Pluralism and Freedom has published a report “A free and pluralistic media to sustain European democracy”.   This makes recommendations for the respect, protection, support and  promotion of pluralism and freedom of the media in Europe.  It expresses concern over the “rejection out of hand” of the Leveson recommendations by “some politicians in high office”. Read the rest of this entry »