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Ivett Körösi
Ivett Körösi Nepszava, Hungary
Reading the Declaration of Human Rights today is like getting slapped in the face. We have drifted dangerously far from that ideal. Can we stop mankind from repeating its gravest mistakes?
Editorial Team
Editorial Team NewsMavens, Europe
What does the new year hold for European politics, the field of human rights, and the news media industry? As a unique collaboration between newswomen across the Old Continent, we offer a few theories based on what we observed in 2017.
Claudia Ciobanu
Claudia Ciobanu NewsMavens, Central & Eastern Europe
In the past year we have witnessed a serious challenge of the liberal world order. Perhaps even a dismantling.
Lydia Morrish
Lydia Morrish NewsMavens, United Kingdom
Of course the year's biggest gender inequality stories of the year was sexual harassment in the post-Harvey Weinstein world, but 2017 was first and foremost a year of news about women fighting for rights at work.
Zuzanna Ziomecka
Zuzanna Ziomecka Gazeta Wyborcza, Poland
Out of all the industries where sexual abusers were discovered, media is right up there with Hollywood in the leading role. Which could turn out to be exactly what we need to upgrade towards a more sustainable digital future.
Guest Mavens
Guest Mavens NewsMavens, Europe
Earlier this week, European Council President Donald Tusk kicked up a fuss in Brussels when he declared the mandatory refugee quotas for member states “ineffective”.
Guest Mavens
Guest Mavens NewsMavens, Europe
Europe in general, and the EU in particular, often advertises itself as a haven for persecuted minorities and political refugees.
Lydia Morrish
Lydia Morrish NewsMavens, United Kingdom
Send this article to people who don’t think feminism is necessary in a world where the UN has to initiate 16 days of activism against the continued violence towards women.
Zuzanna Ziomecka
Zuzanna Ziomecka Gazeta Wyborcza, Poland
Interviews turn up the volume on voices that should be better heard. Four powerful interviews with women who may just change history were recommended to Newsmavens this week. Here’s what they made us think about.
Lea Berriault
Lea Berriault NewsMavens, Europe
In the European heartland, few vocables are as symbolically charged as “Russia”.
Guest Mavens
Guest Mavens NewsMavens, Europe
Hailing from the Old Continent, I feel uneasy as I look around. What is ‘normal’ in Europe today?
Guest Mavens
Guest Mavens NewsMavens, Europe
The 'ordinary gray man' who set himself on fire in Warsaw to protest the governing Law and Justice (PiS) party, died last Sunday. Though clearly exceptional, he is not the only one who is gray. We all live in gray times, in Europe and beyond.
Guest Mavens
Guest Mavens NewsMavens, Europe
We need to take a good look at our culture and the mechanisms that allow for bullies -- sexual, economic and otherwise -- to thrive.
Zuzanna Ziomecka
Zuzanna Ziomecka Gazeta Wyborcza, Poland
European women weigh in on the scandal that shook a global rape culture.
Lea Berriault
Lea Berriault NewsMavens, Europe
Here are five handy rules every European news junkie should know in order to accurately forecast the future. Each rule is accompanied by a practical exercise based on this week’s most eye-catching Newsmavens headlines.
Editorial Team
Editorial Team NewsMavens, Europe
Yes, people today cherry-pick or ignore facts that are incompatible with their belief system. But doesn’t the expression “post-truth age” imply that we have completed an age of truth?
Zuzanna Ziomecka
Zuzanna Ziomecka Gazeta Wyborcza, Poland
If we want to understand what those moving and shaping the world are doing, we need to stand with them and gaze from their point of view. But as the news media has developed an ever closer relationship with politics and finance, it has done so at a cost.
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