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2010 Video Review

Since I wrote one of these posts last year, the world of video within EurActiv has changed considerably. Our partnership with EUXTV adds lots in terms of the quality of content that I (we) certainly would have not managed alone. This list is in no particular order, but will hopefully highlight some of the good… » read more

Posted by Stuart Langridge

In the last of the interviews with Stanley Crossick, Stanley discusses some of the pros and cons of the European Union. He explains why he believes the EU is not as popular as it should be. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/UCVYysEO-S0″ width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] In part 2, Stanley discusses the role and progress being made by European… » read more

Posted by Stuart Langridge

In part four of our series of interviews with Stanley Crossick, Stanley explains what he gets out of his blogging and why he has taken to it with such gusto. He also explains why he feels that there is still a need for more blogging at the EU level by interested parties. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/_p8EHIVSrHM” width=”425″… » read more

Posted by Stuart Langridge

In the third part of the interview with Stanley Crossick between EUX.TV and I discusses the relationship between China and Europe. He provides insight into some of the political topics of the relationship and why the dialogue often does not progress. He explains the commonality between Confuscius and Monnet and why the relationship can benefit… » read more

Posted by Stuart Langridge

In part two of my interview with Stanley Crossick, he tells us the story about how he stumbled accidentally into an involvement in EU affairs, via Iran! From there into the first EU law firm and onwards into a think tank. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/J05BfGhpFDQ” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

Posted by Stuart Langridge

Blogactiv has a joint celebration today – the third birthday of the platform and the 500th post of Stanley Crossick. To celebrate, Raymond Frenken from EUX.TV and I visited Stanley a couple of weeks ago to interview him on camera. With so much experience of EU matters spanning several decades, we wanted to hear his… » read more

Posted by Stuart Langridge

There can’t be much doubt, making videos that relate to EU affairs isn’t easy. Policy professionals are not always the most watchable people, especially when trying to communicate a difficult or technical subject. Having done some of this myself in the last 12 months, it can be surprisingly difficult to get an audience. At first… » read more

Posted by Stuart Langridge

As you may have seen elsewhere on the site today, Stanley Crossick has reached the incredible milestone of 400 posts! To celebrate, I interviewed him about his blogging experiences. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/YxP16o8Kt4I” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

Posted by Stuart Langridge

2009 Blogactiv Video Review

During the course of this year, we at Blogactiv have been doing our best to make progress in our use of video on the platform. At the start of the year, we could identify a camera, and by the end of it we could competently use one. We have plans for much more camera work… » read more

Posted by Stuart Langridge