Report for us from Budapest, 21- 24 February 2013
Editor in charge: Valeria Nicoletti/ email@example.com
7 EU cities: 7 monthly special 'city' editions in 2013
We're continuing our series of monthly reporting missions to a
different city in our Europe-wide network, in 2013 with the launch of EUtopia on the ground, a special focus on the future of our European continent.
You tell us! This monthly
editorial series aims to raise consciousness on the issues of the future
and fantasy in Europe in times of a major identity crisis.
TO DO WHAT:
- Valorising local, young projects, ideas, stories, initiatives and angles that
have emerged from preoccupations challenging our future and fantasy.
- Be ‘on the
ground’ and make us feel you’ve been hanging out and working in Budapest.
- Use more 'gonzo' journalism than 'institutional' journalism - be creative,
be personal, whilst staying journalistic-minded with the facts and statistics,
the sources and interviewees.
- Spend time with locals, describe what you saw/
felt/ learned from them.
- Be critical - ‘EU’ isn’t an ideology for cafebabel.com.
Three journalists (written or video) and one photographer will be selected to join the relevant editor on this
mission to Hungary - writing on aforesaid offbeat, future and utopia-related topics with
the support of our local host team.
Don’t come unprepared, so we
can make some noise whilst we are in town.
It’s your article proposals that will get
you noticed for this mission: so be creative, do some research before applying,
flog your idea donkeys to me.
your own flights/ trains to Budapest.
- A sum of up to 280 euros is reimbursed by
cafebabel.com (provided receipts are kept)
upon return from the trip and receipt of the article.
- Other travel and food
expenses are reimbursed (for more information see with our project manager
Emeline/ firstname.lastname@example.org). The team is hosted by our warm locals (read cafebabel Budapest's blog here), or at a hostel.
The editor in charge at
Paris HQ, who will be leading the mission in Budapest (read their cityblog, budapest.cafebabel.com), will supervise
you in defining the angle of your article and making preparations for
interviews at least three weeks before the trip is due to commence.
... It is up to you to do your own research before leaving for the
project, to find interesting and book interviewees and ideas 'on the ground'. Do not be afraid to come prepared.
written piece is due in strictly one
week later, when the relevant linguistic editor from the central Paris
office will edit your piece.
It will then be translated by our volunteer
networks, and published in six languages within the following month.
With your CV, three-line EUtopia article proposals, newsworthy links, reference to the crisis of ideas
and identity in Europe, ideas of interviewees...
Be original! Be non-consensual! Please do not write to us with anything less - or your application will not be considered. We look forward to working with you!
Contact: Valeria Nicoletti, email@example.com
(Image: (cc) panoramas/ flickr)
This project is funded with support from the European Commission via the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Hippocrène Foundation and the Charles Léopold Mayer Foundation for the Progress of Humankind.