There are a few but important key general rules for a Jeune Europe article:

1) References: articles must have solid arguments supported by references in footnotes. Of course, not all articles require references (e.g. an article talking about some personal experiences does not).

2) Be clear in what you say: remember that you are also talking to people who do not have the same background as you (e.g. if you are writing about economics and, talking of the stock market you mention the price of “futures” it is good to add a note explaining what “futures” are).

3) All content must be available in more than one language: Jeune Europe is made of people coming from different places, no article gets published before being translated in at least another language.

Writing guidelines

a) Use Word to write your article, then share the word file with us by sending it to contactus@jeuneurope.com. We will review the article with comments from our proof-readers.

b) Times New Roman 12, max 3 pages (2 is better)

c) Title: make sure it includes keywords of the topic and it is shorter than 5-6 words (google SEO prefers so)

d) Paragraphs

e) 2-3 photos (these must be copyright-free, either your own photos or from free websites such as Pixabay)

Keep the translation as much faithful to the text as possible

Step 1 – Get in contact with the author

They will be happy to support you with guidance to make sure the message is preserved and does not get lost in translation. Let them know you are going to translate the article by writing at contactus@jeuneurope.com.

Step 2 – Start translating

  • Send the translated article (.doc/.docx) to contactus@jeuneurope.com and to the author. 
  • Please do not forget to translate also:
    • Notes
    • References

Let’s follow these few simple steps:

1) Choose an article

2) Read it on your own

3) Write and record an introduction such as the one written here 

Welcome to another podcast by Jeune Europe! 

In this article, belonging to the category (e.g. “People” )  author’s name (e.g. “Evelina Tancheva”) talks about (e.g. “young immigrants”), – brief the article to introduce the listener to it – (e.g. “Taking inspiration from her own experience, as she moved from Bulgaria to Spain when she was 13, Evelina explains to us an aspect that no one ever focuses on when discussing immigration. She talks about the feelings of a teenager being also an immigrant) -. 

Hence, here to you (author)’s article, (the title of the article)

4) Write and record a conclusion such as the one here below

Thank you for listening to the article of (e.g. “Livia Corbelli”) on, (e.g. “migrations”). To get to know more about this, I invite you to find it on our website www.jeuneurope.com. I remind you then, that Jeune Europe is also on Facebook, and, of course, here on Spotify with our podcasts.

We meet in our next podcast, bye

5) Make sure you are in a silent environment & Wear earphones and a microphone

6) Read it as you were narrating it to someone, think where to pause and how to use silence as leverage. Where you feel appropriate you can add some interactions with your listener. Some background music will be added to the podcast.

7) Take contacts with Jeune Europe at contactus@jeuneurope.com, we will tell you what is the best way to send us your work!

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