Portuguese Dream: Expectations VS Reality

Security, freedom and the chance for a successful life – these are the ideas that attract young Brazilians to Portugal. This was also the case for Sophia (22), her sister Clara (20) and Bruno (20). Although most of their expectations have turned out to be true, the difficulties and xenophobia they face are greater than they would have imagined. For Clara Mizinski from São Paolo, … Continue reading Portuguese Dream: Expectations VS Reality

The Voice of the People leaving its audience speechless

In The Voice of the People, Andreas Wilcke shows the communication strategies of the AfD, a right-wing party that came out of nowhere and became the third strongest party in the German Bundestag in 2017. If you know the history of the AfD, you’ll enjoy the documentary. Without the necessary background knowledge, you’ll leave the cinema with more questions than answers. In a rural tavern, … Continue reading The Voice of the People leaving its audience speechless

Money in the blue depths of the Netherlands

King Willem-Alexander announced that 12.5 billion euro will be spent on defence in 2022 during his state of the union on Prinsjesdag. This money will be distributed between the four military branches of the Netherlands armed forces among which is also the Royal Netherlands Navy. The navy itself will receive 884.7 million euro. However, in times of peace not all Dutch taxpayers seem to understand … Continue reading Money in the blue depths of the Netherlands

“The big names in investigative journalism are all men – I’m going to change this”

Being only 22, Chloé Schlette already runs her own little Media business with writing a travelblog and works as a freelancer for a women’s magazine. In the future she doesn’t see herself in trivial news reporting though. As a student of Creative Business at the Hogeschool van Amsterdam, who is now doing a minor in International Journalism, she wants to get into investigative crime journalism. … Continue reading “The big names in investigative journalism are all men – I’m going to change this”