“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”

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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”

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”

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

“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”

“A NEW CHANCE FOR THE FASHION INDUSTRY?”

It is not a secret that the fashion industry is the second most polluting industry in the world. There are many beautiful things about fashion, but the price is very high. In the past months, the industry was changed upside-down as everything else and put on hold. That caused a lot of changes in the industry, which might make one assume that it is a … Continue reading “A NEW CHANCE FOR THE FASHION INDUSTRY?”

“Our ride against cancer”

The cycling group ‘The Climbing Régâhs’ from The Hague organized a cycle tour in Pijnacker to raise money for the Juliana Children Hospital in The Hague, one of the largest pediatric hospitals in The Netherlands. This year was supposed to be the 11th time that the team would ride the Alpe d’Huzes to raise money. Due to the Coronavirus, this event, along with other planned … Continue reading “Our ride against cancer”

Corona on Campus

The student campus Uilenstede is, with its 3,400 residents, the largest student campus in Northern Europe. Living here means experiencing the ‘real student life’, including thirteen housemates, a dirty kitchen, and numerous parties. According to Dutch media, nothing has changed since the coronavirus. However, students and the Uilenstede residents’ association VBU claim otherwise. “The reporting is often one-sided and it sketches a wrong image.” Uilenstede … Continue reading Corona on Campus

A girl with a hard work drive and who knows what she wants

A kind, empathetic, creative and driven young woman, that’s Jonne Telkamp summarized in one sentence. A 21 years old girl from Nijmegen with a hard work drive and who knows what she wants: Working for a big television company and following the footsteps of her inspiration, Stacy Dooley. ‘When I was at high shool, my friends called me ‘the mom’ of the group. I arranged … Continue reading A girl with a hard work drive and who knows what she wants