CIRCOM Current Coproductions
- Published: December 19, 2016.
Citizenship Project round 4 (January - May 2017)
Thirteen TV stations, all CIRCOM members, are taking part in 4th edition of the Citizenship co-production project. Thanks to a grant from the European Parliament, they will be able to produce a total of 39 stories about European matters and give a voice to the citizens of the continent, in total editorial independence.
The project was kickstarted on December 16th 2016 as members held their first editorial meeting to pick the three main topics that they will cover:
- Big cities
sub-themes: Mobility – (Un)Employment – Start up – Uber – Health – Urbanistic – Rural exodus – Depopulation – Relations of countryside inhabitants with cities
- Border lines
sub-themes: 60 years of the Rome Treaty: what’s next – EU Citizenship – Gender – Digital natives – Pension – Aging – Health– (Un)Employment – Start up – Innovation in agriculture
sub-themes: Russia – Turkey – Syria – Ukraine – EU Army – Territorial Defense – Refugees – Communities – Cross border cooperation – Ocean – Neighborhood policies – Exodus abroad – Schengen
Each of the co-production members will produce three stories locally and make them available to all other CIRCOM members to broadcast. The production will start shortly, and last until May 2017.
The 13 active members of the 4th round of Citizenship co-production project are :
The Citizenship project has been running successfully from 2013. Appart from the current round 4, there were 3 previous rounds of the project:
It is a fact that as Regional Public Service Broadcasters are defending freedom of speech, it gives them the credibility to broadcast this kind of stories as close as possible to the European citizens. The project shows a great commitment of Regional Public Media in the public debate about the future of the European citizens!
Citizenship co-production project is co-ordinated by Alexandre Pletser.
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