Journalism key to fighting disinformation

Journalism key to fighting disinformation

With the 2024 EU elections just months away, widespread disinformation campaigns on key EU policies are on the rise. Politicians and media experts alike warn that quality journalism and fact-checking are essential to prevent disinformation from spreading.

Europe in brief: Borrell defends EU support for Israel

Europe in brief: Borrell defends EU support for Israel

EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said the EU’s support for Israel has not harmed the bloc’s image in the Arab world. Slovenian Minister of Culture Asta Vrečko will call on all EU Ministers to sign the Ljubljana Manifesto on Reading at a Higher Level. The European Parliament has awarded the Sakharov Prize to Mahsa Amini.

Europe in brief: Von der Leyen urges to keep an eye on Iran

Europe in brief: Von der Leyen urges to keep an eye on Iran

The President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, has called for the behaviour of Iran, a long-time supporter of Hamas, to be monitored. At a NATO meeting in Brussels, attended by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, defence ministers seek to increase support for Ukraine. Brussels warned the online platform Meta of a rise in false information.