Infobox Website
name = EUobserver

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commercial = No
type = Newspaper focusing on EU institutional news
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owner = ASBL
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launch date = 2000
current status = Active
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EUobserver is an independent news website focussing on politics related to the institutions of the European Union (EU). Established in 2000, EUobserver claims to be the largest online daily news site focused on the EU with over 35,000 readers and the second most read EU-related news source used by journalists after the Financial Times. [ [ Eu Observer readership] , EUobserver, accessed on 2008-05-31]

EUobserver was launched in 2000, originally founded by the EDD group in the European Parliament, but later moved on to be owned by ASBL, a non-profit association registered in Belgium law. [ [ Contact Information] , EUobserver, accessed on 2008-05-31]

2 June 2008, the website was redesigned in order to be "in compliance with modern web standards as specified by The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)." [ [ EUobserver ] ] The update also introduced video capabilities, blogs and chat.

The media's editor in chief is Lisbeth Kirk. She is married to Jens-Peter Bonde, a Danish Member of the European Parliament who co-chairs the Independence and Democracy group of eurosceptic MEPs in the European Parliament. [ [ CV of Jens Peter Bonde] , accessed on 2008-05-31]

haring of news summaries

In 2003, the website temporarily agreed to put their story summaries in the public domain so that they could be used in Wikipedia's .



* [ EUobserver]

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