Firsthand insight into the reality of daily news production and its management on a European and comparative scale;
Insight into differences and coherences of different national professional cultures of news journalism within Europe;
Analyses of the daily linkage between news media and questions of European identity on pertaining levels of politics;
Empirical groundwork concerning questions of (a) European public sphere(s) and its/their establishment through understanding processes of its/their constitution;
Practical guidelines for journalists, training institutions and professional organisations regarding the field of EU journalism(s);
Strategic insight into information policy aspects and consultancy to EU institutions and agencies;
Mapping of centres of excellence in the field of European public sphere(s).