“This is what uncle Ho did”

by Simon den Balvert 27 October 2020 From post-colonial struggles to the battles to reunify Vietnam, North Vietnamese artists were key in taking the messages of Ho Chi Minh to the front of the battle and to the population of both North and South Vietnam. The Vietnamese propaganda posters were cheap and very effective. Even today, when you walk around Hanoi you see small shops … Continue reading “This is what uncle Ho did”

Social distance: from zero to 1,5 meters

By Maxime Booi On 26 October 2020 Colour piece – How a virus has created a new social reality.Chairman Phillipe Tankink explains the difficulties of following the new Corona rules at his hockey club. It is a beautiful, sunny and cloudless Sunday. Players, opponents, supporters, friends and family come together for a day full of sports, fun, food and drinks. It’s Super Sunday. With people … Continue reading Social distance: from zero to 1,5 meters

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Journalist Anniek van den Brand: “The workload is as high as ever”

By Hedwig Goudsmit 18 October 2020 Anniek van den Brand (53) has been a journalist for thirty years. She started her career working at Trouw and after twenty one years she transferred to AD. Now, she has been working as chief Reportage at Het Parool for almost a year. “Sometimes it feels like my job is supposed to be for three people instead of one.” … Continue reading Journalist Anniek van den Brand: “The workload is as high as ever”

“We can no longer take the time to create something great”

By Jonne Telkamp Social media and the internet have created threats and opportunities for journalists. The job has changed. Especially for those working for print. Among them is Ruud Wenting (61), editor at the camping magazine of the Royal Dutch Touring Club: ANWB Kampeer en Caravan Kampioen. Next to the printed magazine he coordinates and cocreates content for the digital department. Wenting too, is now … Continue reading “We can no longer take the time to create something great”

Source: Anniek van den Brand

Journalist Anniek van den Brand: “The workload is as high as ever”

Written by Hedwig Goudsmit  Picture by Anniek van den Brand Anniek van den Brand (53) has been a journalist for thirty years. She started her career working at Trouw and after twenty one years she transferred to AD. Now, she has been working as chief Reportage at Het Parool for almost a year. “Sometimes it feels like my job is supposed to be for three … Continue reading Journalist Anniek van den Brand: “The workload is as high as ever”

The perfect propaganda strategy based on your personal data

Written by Eva Verlaan Nowadays, propaganda still takes place, only in a totally different way: You don’t see the pamphlets in the newspapers or the streets, you see personalized content specially made to match your norms and values on your social media channels. Apps on which you spend an average of 1.5 hours per day, according to the NOS. Cambridge Analytica was a company who … Continue reading The perfect propaganda strategy based on your personal data

Staff war at Lufthansa – Airline enters more turbulence

Flight attendant Anna Schuchert (23) talks about the impact of Corona, resulting in employee fights splitting the staff and the new normal due to the Covid-19 measures. The airline, founded in 1953, faced a serious existential crisis due to the lockdown of the world beginning March 2020 resulting in the cancellation of more then 23.000 flights in April alone, with many employees loosing their jobs. … Continue reading Staff war at Lufthansa – Airline enters more turbulence

Increased alcohol consumption during pandemic

According to a study conducted by Global Drug Survey published this September 36% of people in the Netherlands saw an increase in the amount of alcohol consumption now compared to before COVID-19. 43% of them admitted to drinking increasingly frequent. Additionally, 30% of the questioned people started to drink earlier in the day. Reasons for this change of behaviour seems to stem from “having more … Continue reading Increased alcohol consumption during pandemic

Lockdown: Distance therapy can have benefits

  During the Covid-19 lockdown, the treatment of physical health was a priority. As the psychological wellbeing has not been a subject treated by the state, in France like in most countries, the psychologists did their best to treat their patients anyway. And it looks like therapy online was not always a bad solution. This could even have advantages. Guillaume Casez is a fifty years … Continue reading Lockdown: Distance therapy can have benefits

“We’re all in our own little bubble created by the media”

Being new to the media world is very exciting. Nineteen-year-old Tamara lives in Amersfoort and works at Starbucks. Starbucks doesn’t even sell good coffee she said but people buy it because it’s Starbucks. Walking around with a Starbucks cup apparently gives you a feeling of wealth some people think. Tamara’s major study is Public Management which is totally different from International Journalism although her major … Continue reading “We’re all in our own little bubble created by the media”