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From the President

In memory of Tony Mallett

It is with great sadness that we have just heard of the death in Turkey earlier this week of our friend, fellow journalist and Press Club Brussels member Tony Mallett. I had known Tony for less time than most of you, but remember his good humour and good company, and his professionalism as a journalist and editor. He persuaded me to set up “Brussels in View” and was its first editor / be...
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USA – Arrest of CNN journalists a clear violation of their First Amendment rights of freedom of speech and of association

The death of George Floyd in Minneapolis earlier this week, whilst being apprehended by police officers for alleged offences, has triggered international attention on police behaviour in the USA, and has sparked riots, arson and looting in Minneapolis. The world is watching international media and trying to understand what is happening, so that they can be informed about the facts and the r...
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The human nature does not like isolation, we need non-virtual discussion.

Dear members,  The health crisis has massively confirmed that human nature does not like isolation and that we need non-virtual discussion. Although we are all becoming used to the “New Normal” of online conferences and virtual meetings, and even enjoy working from home if possible, nothing can replace being able to meet our friends and colleagues. It was good news that we were allowed to op...
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