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Climate coverage floods TV’s and social feeds

As the sense of urgency on climate change has collectively increased, a slew of stakeholders hoped to contribute to the narrative surrounding this year’s COP summit. It begs the question: how does the public consume ‘climate journalism’? Media of all kinds ambitiously...

Is the watchdog still barking? Three perspectives from journalists

‘Even if you suffer like a dog there is no better profession than a journalist’. This was written by Gabriel Garcia Marquez in 1996. Well, journalists are suffering, worldwide, and their traditional role as watchdog of democracy has eroded in recent years....

The Epic clash with Apple

Now that a verdict has been delivered in the court case of Epic Games against Apple, we can already prepare for the appeal. During the court case, the communication of Epic Games and Apple has been quite different. Epic Games tries to involve the general public as...

El Salvador’s bitcoin gamble

Latin America’s first millennial president, the charismatic Nayib Bukele, loves to give people something to talk about and enjoys seeing how the world has set its eyes on El Salvador. Recently, the country made headlines all over the globe as it became the first and...

‘Broko-lied’

This week, the Netherlands is hosting the 65th edition of the Eurovision Song contest. What makes this edition even more special is that it is the first time the Netherlands is participating with a song that contains lyrics in Sranantongo, the most widely spoken...

The European Super Crisis

The world of football was shaken up last month, after twelve top teams, including the likes of Real Madrid and Chelsea, announced that they were founding the European Super League. In this new format, the top teams in Europe would play each other more often, in a...

Communicating between continents: South America (part I)

In this blog series, we examine the differences in how people communicate across the globe. Some of the recent, leading headlines reflecting the dynamics of the South American continent include everything from the race to prevent the destruction of the Amazon...

Communicating between continents: Africa

In this blog series, we examine the differences in how people communicate across the globe. Africa is a quickly evolving continent. It is so large, diverse, and complex, it is difficult to comprehend the sheer potential it has to become the globe’s next powerhouse. As...

GameStop and the young investor

Now that the hype around GameStop seems to have died down a bit, we can look back on the impact that it had. Over the span of two weeks, it made headlines globally, online brokers like Robinhood gained a lot of new users and the subreddit that started this hype -...

Communicating between continents: China

A new blog series, examining the differences in how people communicate across the globe. China has steadily gained geo-economic prominence over the past decade, and at the beginning of 2021 it revealed that it was taking a leap ahead of its peers in the G20. The...

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