GARETH HARDING is the director of the Missouri School of Journalism’s Brussels Program, which the School launched in January 2008. He is a Brussels-based freelance journalist with more than a decade of experience writing about the European Union and European politics. Before that, he worked as a speech writer and political advisor in the British and European Parliaments. He has written for Time Magazine, United Press International, The Washington Times, The Wall Street Journal and many other outlets. Harding has been a tutor at the European Journalism Centre for nine years and is also a documentary filmmaker and media trainer.