COVID-19 & the EU – E04 – Birgitte Jallov


In this episode we meet journalist and community media activist Birgitte Jallov. We discuss the role community media cross Europe is playing in informing the public about Covid-19, the ongoing fight for recognition of community media at EU level, and what life is like in Denmark during the crisis. For more on Community Media Forum Europe visit

About this podcast

In this six part series we look at how the EU is responding to the Covid-19 pandemic and to the future for EU citizens living with Covid-19. We’ll look at the present and future of Europe in the Covid context, with ongoing travel restrictions we’ll look at the European citizenship concept and how efforts to promote mobility across member states is affected.

The music on this podcast is a track called Clear Progress by Scott Holmes, the music appears here under a Creative Commons Licence. Visit

COVID-19 and the EU is produced and presented by Paul Loughran for NearCast with the support of the Communicating Europe initiative.