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  • Dutch media coverage of the 'Zwarte Piet' debate

    27 November 2018
    NUJ Netherlands member Marvin Hokstam, who is originally from the Caribbean, has been scrutinising the media coverage of the at times heated debate around Zwarte Piet. He takes his perspective as a black journalist to tell some home truths about the so-called liberal society of today’s Netherlands.
  • The role of Freedom of Information (FoI) requests in media reporting

    19 October 2018
    On 18 September NUJ member Katrin McGauran lead a debate at the branch meeting on the opposition to government’s plans to abolish the dividend tax, focussing on the importance of using Freedom of Information requests to hold the government accountable.
  • A memoir of loss

    09 September 2018
    NUJ Netherlands branch member Gordon Darroch is publishing his first book this month, and he tells us how it came about.
  • DM18: International solidarity

    24 April 2018
    At the NUJ's biannual Delegate Meeting, the Netherlands branch was behind two motions. The first called for a coordinated campaign against the harassment and murder of journalists, the second called for opposition to plans by the Dutch government to introduce a law allowing security services to conduct mass electronic surveillance.
  • Turning to crime

    20 April 2018
    We talk to NUJ Netherlands branch member Jens Anders Wejsmark Sørensen, who has published his first book, a thriller called "The Amsterdam Sniper".

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