How the AfD convinced the left behind

By Astrid Vlaeminck The AfD, Alternative für Deutschland, a right-winged party in Germany chooses for some traditional Nazi-strategies. They use simple slogans, organize meetings in market squares and promise that they have the nation a lot to give. The core of their strategy is to make the left behind feel understood. One of the differences between the AfD propaganda and the Nazi’s in the Second … Continue reading How the AfD convinced the left behind

Our trip to the land of Brexit and Extinction Rebellion

This week we, students from the minor International Journalism, went to London to visit major news organisations and do some reporting on the streets of UK’s capital city. We started on Monday morning with our first visit, to the Independent. The Independent is a major newspaper that since 2016 has become an online newspaper. Because of that they publish stories throughout the day, as they … Continue reading Our trip to the land of Brexit and Extinction Rebellion

Number of elderly homeless men continues to rise

By Natasha Jahanshahi The number of elderly homeless men in Denmark has doubled during the past ten years. A more excluding and strict social- and employment policy is the main reason, experts say. As the number of young homeless people in Denmark is declining, still more and more men above 50 lose their homes, a new report, made by the National Research and Analysis Center … Continue reading Number of elderly homeless men continues to rise

Freedom in Bratislava

By Fleur Withagen Freedom is the power or right to act, speak, or think as one wants without hindrance or restraint. Slovaks care about their freedom and cherish this right with their hart. But how free is Slovakia and their press, especially after the murder on Ján Kuciak? On the Freedom Festival in Bratislava on Friday 24 May, I met Tomáš Kriššák, a 32-year-old project … Continue reading Freedom in Bratislava

Orbán’s FIDESZ remains the largest represented Hungarian party in the EP

Written by Chirine Aboussaad and Charisa Chotoe For many years now Hungarian politics is being led by Orbán’s FIDESZ party. When looking at the numbers, Budapest – the country’s only big city – voted in large numbers for DK, MSZP and Momentum. A majority of the votes for Orbán are coming from the country-side. “They only listen to radio stations and broadcasters owned by the regime.” … Continue reading Orbán’s FIDESZ remains the largest represented Hungarian party in the EP

Why Budapest is the place to study

By Maxim Etty & Dave Lantinga Cheap housing, a vibrant urban environment, different cultures, prominent buildings, underground bars and a roman history. All good reasons to pay a visit to Budapest for a couple days. The city also happens to be an attractive metropole for students, but why? Budapest offers a wide range of degrees with a welcoming student community. The city has one the … Continue reading Why Budapest is the place to study

“Reporting the truth is not a crime”

Written by Nina Büchs Croatian Journalists are facing an increasing number of lawsuits, as well as verbal and physical threats. But not just the government and several institutions are applying pressure to journalists. Also one of their own employer, such as HRT, the public Croatian broadcaster, is suing its own journalists, to stop critical reporting. Zagreb – Reporter have to think twice about working as a … Continue reading “Reporting the truth is not a crime”

“You can’t make a choice for another person”

Written by Chirine Aboussaad and Charisa Chotoe  ZAGREB, 25 May 2019 – On Saturday 25 May, Election Silence Day, Zagreb was one of three Croatian cities, alongside coastal cities Zadar and Split, to host ‘Hod Za Život’ which translates to Walk for Life; a pro-life march. It was the fourth time that Zagreb hosted the march during which thirteen pro-choice activists were arrested. Croatian cities Osijek … Continue reading “You can’t make a choice for another person”