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  • Architects Unionise!

    10 October 2019
    Architects are becoming increasingly accustomed to short-term contracts, overtime without pay, and other traditional hallmarks of exploited labour. The podcast 'Architects Unionise!' from 'Failed Architecture (FA)' jointly produced by NUJ Netherlands' member Charlie Clemoes discusses this new reality.
  • Tips for self-publishing

    06 June 2019
    NUJ member Jens Anders Wejsmark Sorensen, AKA Jean Weso, shares his self-publishing tips for budding authors
  • 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.

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