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Central bank communication: more than just numbers

All eyes in the world of finance are on Washington D.C. this week as chairman Jerome Powell will communicate the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy to the markets on Wednesday. Markets are anticipating another significant interest rate hike of 75 basis points, although...

Why European digital sovereignty is critical for the financial sector

If the European economy is to flourish, a greater level of digital sovereignty must be attained. If it is neglected, there will be major barriers to innovation, and therefore the continent will not be competitive with other global economies. Lokke Moerel, senior...

Climate coverage floods TV’s and social feeds

As the sense of urgency on climate change has collectively increased, a slew of stakeholders hoped to contribute to the narrative surrounding this year’s COP summit. It begs the question: how does the public consume ‘climate journalism’? Media of all kinds ambitiously...

Is the watchdog still barking? Three perspectives from journalists

‘Even if you suffer like a dog there is no better profession than a journalist’. This was written by Gabriel Garcia Marquez in 1996. Well, journalists are suffering, worldwide, and their traditional role as watchdog of democracy has eroded in recent years....

The Epic clash with Apple

Now that a verdict has been delivered in the court case of Epic Games against Apple, we can already prepare for the appeal. During the court case, the communication of Epic Games and Apple has been quite different. Epic Games tries to involve the general public as...

El Salvador’s bitcoin gamble

Latin America’s first millennial president, the charismatic Nayib Bukele, loves to give people something to talk about and enjoys seeing how the world has set its eyes on El Salvador. Recently, the country made headlines all over the globe as it became the first and...