Caroline de Gruyter

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Eu citizens queuing to vote in the European elections in Berlin. ‘Young audiences understand they have something to preserve.’ Photograph: John MacDougall/AFP/Getty Images

I’ll never forget my first visit to the European parliament, in 1986. I was a student from the Netherlands. MEPs from 12 member states were discussing a report on broadcasting policy – thick as a brick, full of jargon and endless footnotes – including proposals to break up national television channels, many of which enjoyed monopolies back then. For me, this was boring. All I cared about was funnelling it all into my thesis and graduating. For millions of people who spent hours in front of their TV it was potentially a huge issue – if only they’d known about it.…  Seguir leyendo »