Valencian village ‘La Pobla de Vallbona’ is about to host the first ever European journalism festival

Article published on April 29, 2009
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Article published on April 29, 2009
Young people, professionals and experts in communciation from all over Europe will get together in La Pobla de Vallbona, Valencia, Spain from the 7th to the 10th of May 2009. The event will explore the new ways and means that Europe is being portrayed by the media and the role of the new young reporter in this field.

In honour of Europe Day, the County Council of la Pobla de Vallbona along with the european Web TV for young people, Europocket TV, is organising the international event. The hands-on event will put the following questions to the floor….What is the role of new media in constructing Europe? How can clear, comprehensive information be communicated? Is there actually such thing as “European media”? What role does the young European journalist play? The debates will be supported by the European Commission in Spain, the Valencian government, numerous Spanish universities and the ‘European Youth Press”. Lisbeth Kirk (, Greg Milam (Sky News), Wilfried Rütten (European Journalist Centre), Sergio Cantone (Euronews), Suzanne Henn, (Deutche Welle) and Anna Suleskwa, (President of the European Youth Press) are just a few of the media experts that will join the round table and answer questions.

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