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Hij ondervond aan den lijve dictatuur, bezetting, terreur en oorlog. Luyendijk is a good observer; his style is impossible to fault and, happily, he is not lacking in self-mockery.

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Het zijn net mensen

Lueyndijk he describes all this very enjoyably, with humour, extremely accessibly, and without sparing himself. In the US, the book has received no attention whatsoever, something it more or less predicts. Beelden uit het Midden-Oosten But is this an accurate picture? Shortly after the book came out, a Dutch newspaper asked me to become their Middle East correspondent.

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Read more Read less. Dear Surfer, Luyemdijk to my website which like most writers I use for three things: There are a few other reviews in English, from Australia: Hoe meer hij meemaakte, hoe verbaasder luyenndijk raakte. This makes it an important book, essential reading not only for journalists but for all newspaper readers and television viewers who assume that the information they receive is truly objective.


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In “Het zijn net mensen” laat Luyendijk met pakkende voorbeelden en vol humor zien hoe de media ons een gefilterd, vervormd en gemanipuleerd beeld van het Midden-Oosten geven. English Choose a language for shopping. Jumping at the chance, I had five roller-coaster years as a reporter, first from Cairo, then Beirut and finally East Jerusalem. Hett I had had enough and returned to the Netherlands to write a book.

What do Muslims think about equality between men and women? Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. In the book I am trying to be as critical of correspondents as correspondents are of the rest of humanity. Dictators survive thanks to a lack of transparency, which makes reliable journalism impossible. He backs up his arguments briskly and with verve, using numerous vivid anecdotes.

Het zijn net mensen.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Luyendijk spent five years working as a correspondent, first in Cairo, then Beirut, then East Jerusalem. Jors and he lived in Cairo, then Beirut and finally East Jerusalem, working for the newspapers de …. Western media reports give the impression — to take the first question only — that Bin Laden has a large worldwide following. Journalists ought more often to admit there are things they do not know, Luyendijk says, rather than bluffing or giving the impression that, on the basis of their own observations, they mensej say exactly how things stand.


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Share your thoughts with other customers. Write a customer review. The big American television networks decide the news agenda and newspaper journalists tend to run along behind them, trying to keep up. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. This book makes two main arguments.

In Israel yet other filters apply; correspondents there encounter an extremely well-oiled propaganda machine. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Also on special offer is an account of my time as a correspondent in the Middle East. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids.

Vijf jaar lang was Joris Luyendijk correspondent voor het Midden-Oosten.