EU Citizens in the European Public Sphere: An Analysis of EU by Stefanie Walter

By Stefanie Walter

Stefanie Walter examines the visibility of ecu Union electorate within the mass mediated eu public sphere and argues that it might support facilitate an alternate among decision-makers and traditional voters. the consequences convey that during comparability to different actor teams, similar to political events or civil society agencies, the visibility of ecu Union electorate isn't marginal. but, similar to the eu Union citizenry that turns into noticeable through the scoop media continues to be nationally entrenched and references to a really ecu citizenry are infrequent. The examine additionally makes use of multilevel regressions to give an explanation for the visibility of eu Union voters within the information assurance. The empirical analyses are according to a large-scale content material research of television information and newspaper articles of the 2009 ecu Parliament election.p>

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In order to achieve these aims, it is argued that political measures have to be taken. At about the same time, the Commission presented the report “Towards European citizenship”, which discussed the notion of European citizenship and argued that each member state should treat citizens that decent from fellow member states as their own citizen (Commission of the European Communities 1975, p. 32). f. Wiener 1998, p. 85). Special rights were defined as political rights and as such the “Act concerning the election of the representatives of the Assembly by direct universal suffrage”7 was passes in 1976.

I hereafter refer to this dimension as vertical EU citizenship. Vertical EU citizenship rights include: ƒ The right to vote and to stand as candidates in the European Parliament elections ƒ The right to petition the European Parliament and to complain to the European Ombudsman ƒ The right to take the initiative of inviting the European to submit any appropriate proposal (Lisbon Art 8B,4) The second dimension is defined by this study as the horizontal EU citizenship. It refers to rights given to the citizens of the EU member states on basis of their status as EU citizens, however, these rights concern the member state and not the EU level directly.

Best and Higley 2009). There is no need for intermediary actors, with the only exception being political parties. 335). Political parties alone are the only relevant intermediary actor in the elitist vision of the public sphere (Ferree et al. 2002a). 170) and ought to reinforce leadership since they require someone to determine the political direction. But political parties also represent citizens and thereby facilitate between citizens and the government (Ferree et al. 290). There is no need for additional civil society actors to be present.

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