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    Hey everyone!  My name is Valerie and I am the newest bee in Beekeeper Group’s hive. I am from Austria, Europe and have been active in politics for some years in particular at the level of the European Union.

    As of today I am starting a series of blogs about the European Union giving you some insights in its organizational structure and legislative processes. What are its main bodies and institutions? How does influencing public policy work in Brussels?

    I hope you will enjoy reading this post and the ongoing series!

    -Valerie

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    2011

    The Beekeeper Group recently partnered with Microsoft’s new digital magazine on civic innovation, Publicyte, to host the launch of the new book “The Fifth Estate” , a guide on how to create and sustain a successful media campaign.

    The event featured author Geoff Livingston, followed by a panel of expert practitioners, sharing their experiences with using new media tools to advocate for their issues online and to not only initiate, …

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    Sep
    2011

    It goes without saying that mobile technology and social media have rendered the traditional “news interview” extinct; an iPhone and a Twitter account have replaced the once-ubiquitous tape recorder and notepad. As the lines between the press and public blur, the average person is now composite…