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Guus Valk

Washington, DC
US Correspondent, NRC Handelsblad
As seen in: NRC Handelsblad

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US Correspondent, @NRC. Presidential Podcast @VPRO & @NRC. Author Obamaland (due 9/2016). Al het persoonlijke is politiek (All things personal are political).

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Tekst in beeld: 'A Coup in America?' De Fox News-campagne tegen het Mueller-onderzoek wordt heter en heter. 
@DirkKwakkel Rosenstein ontslaan is niet zo ingewikkeld.
WTF. 'Instead of 'science-based' or ­'evidence-based', the suggested phrase is 'CDC bases its recommendations on science in consideration with community standards and wishes.'
Overheidsinstelling CDC heeft een lijst met verboden woorden ingevoerd. Niet langer toegestaan: 'transgender', 'foetus', 'diversiteit' en 'science based'.
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Have you ever used a typewriter?

I bought one when I was 20, and needed a little inspiration for a complex piece. Old-fashioned gadgets might help, I thought. I was wrong.

What tools and software do you use to do your job?

Not many: a simple laptop, a smartphone, a podcast studio. Pen and paper are still remarkably effective.

Why did you become a journalist?

It started when I covered the Dutch elections of 1986 from the voting booth just behind our house. I was 9. Journalism never left me.