Monthly Archives: March 2015

Newsline – a sideways look at current affairs

Although RN’s English service was quite a small operation by international standards, it boasted its own current affairs programme, Newsline. For a couple of decades, the station’s journalists sought out intelligent comment on the news of the day. It was … Continue reading

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Your weekly fix of news in Dutch

If you never cut the umbilical cord with the Netherlands, you could always rely on shortwave radio to keep you in touch with the news from the Dutch. Maybe your Dutch grandparents emigrated to the US in the 1950s. Or … Continue reading

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Digging for gold, finding Earth Beat

There was a bit of a fracas over the past month when the old RNW.nl website was taken offline by the management of the new rnw.org. While most of the audio archives have found a safe home, no such luck … Continue reading

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The flagship sails on

Some of us, the old Radio Netherlands crew, can’t live without creating radio programmes. Like Jonathan Groubert, who is producing new editions of The State We’re In, regular as clockwork. In a partnership with WBEZ Chicago, the programme that was … Continue reading

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