Blogs provide a platform for quick and timely commentary on European affairs. Three of the most important for European Studies are listed below.
Ideas on Europe: Run by UACES, Ideas on Europe is a free blog hosting service. It provides an independent space for informed analysis, comment and debate.
EUROPP – European Politics and Policy: Run by the LSE, the EUROPP blog is one of the most active and most read academic blogs on European politics. They also offer a ‘Brussels Blog round up’ every Friday.
BlogActiv: a blog platform dedicated to European affairs.
EU news blogs
A number of newspapers, magazines and other news agencies have their own blogs focusing on EU current affairs, including:
Blogs from the EU
The EU institutions and Commissioners host a number of blogs, providing a more ‘official’ commentary.