THE ALBERT CUYP MARKET AS A MIRROR OF SOCIETY

By Karenita Haalck Covid-19 has changed everyday life fundamentally. Public locations like markets, shops and museums maintain a certain normality, yet the current measurements have an impact on how society behaves. Winding back the clock to September 2019. It’s a prosperous Saturday, 11 AM and life is slowly being breathed into the Albert Cuyp market. It’s a wakening call for the senses and the mind; … Continue reading THE ALBERT CUYP MARKET AS A MIRROR OF SOCIETY

“The circumstances have changed”

A Q&A with Patrick Meershoek about his view on journalism and the way it has changed since he started his 32-year long career as a journalist By Shaquille Shaniqua Joy Patrick Meershoek (56) has been working for several newspapers in the Netherlands, including the Goudsche Courant, where he started his career, the Haagsche Courant and Het Parool, where he has been working for 20 years … Continue reading “The circumstances have changed”

How Dutch Journalism has changed, an interview with Leon Willems

By Leroy Leijtens Leon Willems started working as a journalist in 1989. In 1995 he became Editor in Chief at a public broadcaster where he quickly worked himself up. After leaving in 2004 he started working at the UN and from 2008 he has been working in media production. His main focus has always been on making television. Now Leon also is the director of … Continue reading How Dutch Journalism has changed, an interview with Leon Willems

An interview with Paul Geerts: ‘Journalists these days lack originality because they need to score,’

by Sharon Verhoeks Paul Geerts, beloved lecturer at Fontys Academy for Creative Industries and freelance journalist, has a long history in journalism. His career took off in 1984, a year before he graduated from Fontys Academy of Journalism. We can find his name in the archives of many Dutch news media; OOR, HP/De Tijd, NPO 3FM and Brabants Dagblad to name a few. Geert is … Continue reading An interview with Paul Geerts: ‘Journalists these days lack originality because they need to score,’

The New Conservatives

Naomi ‘t Hart Young, highly educated and conservative. European research shows that while this may have been a unique combination in the past, conservatism is growing amongst people born from 1990 onwards. Yesterdays election’s results partly underscore this movement. The question is: why? Millennials and Gen Z have often grown up with more welfare and education than the generations before them. The internet and globalisation … Continue reading The New Conservatives

“Once out, you are forgotten,” the Dutch in Canada voice their annoyance in voting from abroad

Austin Devaraj, Sage Bankasingh March. 18, 2021 TORONTO – As Dutch citizens took to the polls this week, which have been spread apart intentionally into multiple days, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, expatriates are looking to voice their concerns about voting in the motherland. Dutch residents in Canada who hold citizenship in the Netherlands note complexities in communication present to them while trying to vote. … Continue reading “Once out, you are forgotten,” the Dutch in Canada voice their annoyance in voting from abroad

Angle Radio: Episode Five

Welcome to episode five of Angle Radio, hosted by Shaquille Scheder-Pagin and Jaimy Witbraad . On today’s show, we explored astrology, through its various lenses. We have a special guest, Dr. Raj Balkaran, on the show who will be talking about Hindu Astrology with our reporter from Toronto, Canada, Austin Devaraj. Our reporter, Gaby van Genderen, went out on the streets of Rotterdam here in … Continue reading Angle Radio: Episode Five

The most unique polling stations in Amsterdam: how did young voters experience those?

By Melisa Salas & Gaby van Genderen Today many special places in Amsterdam opened again as a polling station in the middle of a national lockdown. Locals had the chance to step into those unique buildings to use their right to vote. Reporters from the International Angle: Gaby and Melisa visited the Concertgebouw, the Van Gogh Museum and the Melkweg. Curious to see how young … Continue reading The most unique polling stations in Amsterdam: how did young voters experience those?

Voting at the Concertgebouw: what did that look like?

By Gaby van Genderen and Melisa Salas Today, some of our reporters had the opportunity to vote at the Concertgebouw based on the Museumsquare in Amsterdam. This year, voting was a little different than other years because of all the corona restrictions. It was important to wear a mask, stay safe by keeping our 1.5 m distance and disinfect our hands. Thankfully, we have some … Continue reading Voting at the Concertgebouw: what did that look like?