Meg began her work in political communication working for then Senator Hillary Clinton in her native New York. Later, she moved to Washington D.C. where she consulted for USAID on sensitive projects promoting reproductive freedom worldwide. Since moving to Brussels, Meg has advised all the usual suspects in the EU ‘bubble’ – from think-tanks and political parties to start-ups and big business.
Aurelie Vo Thi
May 19, 2017
Did you know that if you’re a small company based in Brussels, you can get up to 50% of your costs for a coaching session with Clear Europe paid for by the regional government? Our business and communication manager Aurélie has the low-down on how to boost your skills on the cheap. Check out the details.
Aurelie Vo Thi
April 26, 2017
Did you know that employers and employees can benefit from financial support and subsidies for training courses? If you are based in Belgium, there are two ways of slashing the cost of your training with us. Cefora offers subsidies for both employers and employees, while the Small Business Act reimburses up to 50% of the cost of training for small and medium-sized firms in the Brussels-Capital region.
Make sure you meet the general conditions to apply and do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions regarding the coaching options we offer and ways we can help you reduce the costs of your training.
April 3, 2017
FIGHTING FAKE NEWS
Fake news is a scourge spread with lightning speed thanks to social media. In a guest article for Clear Europe, Ethical Journalism Network Director Aidan White explains how journalists – and others who use social media platforms to share information – can avoid spreading lies, misinformation, and dubious claims. Read Aidan’s 7 tips for fighting fake news.
March 28, 2017
March 13, 2017
February 28, 2017
HOW TRUMP HAS UPENDED MEDIA POLICY
Instead of telling the truth, Trump lies with shameless abandon. Instead of courting the electorate, he insults large chunks of it. And instead of currying favour with the press, he wages war on it. Our MD Gareth Harding on how Trump has broken almost every media relations rule and what this means for communication and PR professionals.
February 24, 2017
Danny Scheinmann is a professional storyteller, theatre actor, film-maker, bestselling novelist and an award-winning screenwriter. He’s an expert in storytelling techniques and has worked with large businesses such as Microsoft, Kingfisher and Nokia to help them use storytelling to engage with their audiences and make their messages stick. As an actor, Danny has performed at the National Theatre, Birmingham Repertory, Royal Shakespeare Company and in many film and TV shows. His debut novel, Random Acts of Heroic Love, was a bestseller in the UK, while his second book, The Half Life of Joshua Jones, was released last year.
February 22, 2017
Donald Trump has been in office just over a month but has already broken almost every rule in the press relations playbook used by communication advisers, media trainers and PR gurus for decades.
Instead of telling the truth, Trump has lied with such shameless abandon that a whole new lexicon has had to be invented to describe the parallel universe the president lives in. Post-truth has elevated baloney to the level of the possible, alternative facts are wheeled out to disprove demonstrable evidence and fake news is used as an insult against anyone who dares question the president’s policies.
January 27, 2017
NEWS & BOOZE
Thanks to the 60 people who showed up for our inaugural News & Booze evening with Euractiv’s James Crisp on 16 January. Co-hosted by Clear Europe, Conscience Consulting and Eurodad’s Julia Ravenscroft, the monthly meeting is aimed at our NGO friends working in communication. The next soirée will be on 27 February and will focus on how to use data to tell better stories. Please sign up here.