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Fancy a trip to Brussels and a chance to exchange ideas and practical experience with young journalists from 27 EU countries? 200 places are up for grabs at this youth media event, to be held in the European Parliament in Brussels from 15-17 October 2008. To apply, you need to be living in an EU country or be an EU citizen living outside the EU. You also need to be aged between 18 and 30. Deadline for registering your interest: 24 September via

The European Parliament with the support of the European Youth Press are jointly organising the second European Youth Media Days aimed at journalism students, young professionals and other young people with an active interest in European politics and the media.
Over the three days, you will have the chance to:
-> meet your counterparts from 27 European countries;
-> discuss the future of Europe with senior MEPs from all over the EU;
-> take part in one of 15 practical workshops on TV, radio, online, photo and print, including: producing a European women’s magazine; setting up a TV debate on future energy sources;  or creating an online analysis of food inflation across the EU.
To apply for a place, all you have to do is register your interest at and  show your vision in a ‘wake-up call for European media’ – what do you love or hate about European media at the moment and how should it change? Travel expenses to and from Brussels, plus youth hostel accommodation, will be covered by the organisers,