European Journalism. Professional Practices and Challenges

Cristina NISTOR


The article focuses on the development of the local European journalism – which aims to link European citizens to EU institutions and to Brussels’ decisions. First, the paper provides a background with general considerations on European media communication strategies and on media coverage of EU maters – European news production and frames, the media use in the European Union as revealed by the most recent Eurobarometer on this topic and so on. Furthermore, the paper explores the oļ¬ƒcial online communication platform of the European institutions – Finally, the last part of the analysis investigates the local professional journalists’ practices when it comes to covering EU maters, verifying the professional media practices regarding the local European journalism.

Keywords: media communication, profesional journalism practice, local European journalism