This week’s podcast brings you up to speed on the budget crisis that almost felled a lame-duck government, the student who went to court seeking a volte-face in her French exam results and the ongoing misery circus that is Dutch football. Plus some camels go on the run in Castricum and we find out how the Dutch manage to work fewer hours than anyone else in Europe. In our discussion we look at the problem of fake news and ask who should fix it: the government, the media or readers themselves?
DutchNews changes comments policy
Budget crisis averted
NS warns of overcrowding on peak-hour trains
Egg sales recover after fipronil scandal
Schoolgirl fails to have exam result overturned in court
Escaped camel goes walkabout in Castricum (NOS, Dutch)
Dutch men and women claim European hockey titles
Netherlands lose World Cup qualifier 4-0 to France
Discussion: fake news, propaganda and cybersecurity
Netherlands must do more to win the information war, says general
Nederland can’t cope with the digital threat (De Volkskrant, Dutch)
How Russian journalists dealt with fake news (The Atlantic)
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