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  • Forthcoming court case to challenge falling freelance rates

    31 March 2019
    On 3 April, two Dutch freelance journalists, with the backing of the NVJ, will launch a legal test case concerning back pay which has potentially far-reaching implications for all freelance media workers in the Netherlands.
  • Dutch photojournalists announce strike action

    05 January 2019
    Photographers in the Dutch trade union Nederlands Vereniging van Journalisten (NVJ) are planning their first ever strike action on 25 January in protest at the severe erosion of rates of pay since 2010.
  • 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.

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