A Portrait by Sarah Stallinger Quinty Veenman, a 22 year old Dutch girl, discusses her views on the negative sides of journalism, her news consumption and the lack of progression in the media. After finishing her bachelor’s degree in creative business at the Hogeschool van Amsterdam, Quinty decided to follow up with an honors minor in International Journalism. She felt the urge to broaden her … Continue reading “It’s way more than just a story“
When President Macron of France started a TikTok account to reach out to young people that graduated from high school, communications student Chiara Kahn felt somewhat awkward. “Of course it was a nice gesture, but it felt so cringy,” she told us. Chiara has a very clear vision when it comes to social media. “Not every type of social media is for everybody and there … Continue reading ‘Not everybody has to have a social media account’
In the tenth episode of Life in Times of Corona, Fleur Stigters discusses the most important news from Austria and the Netherlands together with Annemarie Andre and Ruben den Boer. Restrictions are slowly getting looser, but some measurements will definitely be in place longer. How does that affect music festivals? Ruben, Annemarie and Fleur also have a chat about Mother’s Day, which is this Sunday, … Continue reading Life in Times of Corona – Episode 10
New measurements such as social distancing can be quite frustrating. In episode 2 of our #corona podcast we therefore focus on happy news to set your mood for the next day of quarantine. In addition, we give you advice on how to stay active (f.ex. cycle through empty cities) and creative with all the free time on your hands. If you stay at home we also have a bunch of movies for you to watch to make it through those times. Continue reading “Life in Times of Corona – Episode 2”
Thanks for listening to our first Coronapodcast. As it’s almost Easter, we thought to help everyone through the first celebration in quarantine. We will share some tips to survive this year’s Easter!
Greetings, Lena, Malijn and Laszlo. Continue reading “Life in Times of Corona – Episode 1: Easter Special”
Freelance foreign reporter Kerstin Schweighöfer (60) on how journalism changed.
By Viktor Sarkezi
Kerstin Schweighöfer became a freelance foreign correspondent for German-speaking media like Deutschlandfunk, FOCUS and Der Standard when she moved to the Netherlands in 1990. In her 30-year-career she reported on catastrophes, war crime trials in The Hague and art exhibitions.
Vegard Velle (49) is a journalist, author and editor in chief for a newly founded newspaper in Norway called VårtOslo. He is an ambitious idealist whose main goal is to give good quality journalism to the local residents of Oslo. Continue reading ““I do not care about payment and working hours, what is important to me is the meaningful task of journalism””
Back home in Lyon, France, Pauline Coulet studies communication. In Amsterdam she wants to explore journalism. What does this mean for the future of the 22-year-old and what does she sees as the greatest challenge for journalism today? Text: Lea Dillmann | Photo: Private Walking all day through the desert of Mauritania, camping under a sky full of stars for a week. Learning the Korean … Continue reading “I need to take a job with a purpose“
Growing up in The Netherlands we believe we know freedom very well. Freedom of expression, freedom of sexuality and so on. In Turkey, freedom of expression has been limited over the past 12 years. The Turkish government has been censoring porn websites and widely used platforms such as Wikipedia, Twitter and YouTube regularly in the country due to ‘insulting content’. But how exactly do young … Continue reading Coping with national digital restrictions in Turkey