Launch of Brussels' communication initiative marred by confusion

Journalists and press organisations have rebuffed ideas of an EU news agency or code of conduct for media, while European Commission vice-president Margot Wallstrom argues the proposals dropped from her communication initiative were just wrongly interpreted.

Ms Wallstrom presented a consultaton paper on setting up a new common European communication policy on Wednesday (1 February).

The main goal of her initiative is to "enhance the public debate in Europe," by better communicatin...

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