Tag: Cecilia Malmström

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The vexed issue of politicians on Twitter – is it really them?

I’ve never met European Commission for Trade Cecilia Malmström in person. But from tweets exchanged over the years with @MalmstromEU I have some picture of what Malmström must be like as a person. From serious discussions about the implementation of Schengen (her previous Commission post was Home Affairs), via deleted […]

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Malmström, TTIP, ISDS and disappearing tweets

This tweet by @BenC42, at 2110 this evening, alerted me to a potentially interesting development in the negotiation of the Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership (TTIP): @europeangreens @SkaKeller @jonworth Commissioner-designate Malmstrom says she is ready to remove #ISDS from #TTIP http://t.co/gm95qbhhGU — Ben C42 (@BenC42) September 26, 2014 This pointed […]

Commissioners on Twitter: how are they doing?
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Commissioners on Twitter: how are they doing?

The European Commission, and Commissioners themselves, have progressively taken to Twitter over the past couple of years as a way of communicating with (at?) EU citizens. So how are they doing? This blog entry gives a quick summary. My starting point is that a good Twitter account is an engaging […]