just vriesde [justhotnews]
What is your specialty? What subjects do you deal with?
politics , enviromental issues,government in headlines
In which media do you presently work or have you worked?
i do radio and television at RASONIC radio and television in Nieuw Nickerie -Nickerie -Suriname in South America.
Please list a web address where where one can view an example of your work.
What is "news"?
there is no exact answer to this question and certainly not a universal one but i for myself say that news is a new piece of information about a significant and secent event that affects the listeners/ viewers and is of interest to them.
To you, what is objectivity?
something we all wanted to do but how can we .
What is the best headline you have ever read?
minister of civil works sentenced
What headline would you like to see printed one day in the newspaper?
Bouterse and other corrupt politicians sentenced.
Which paper do you buy on Sundays? Where do you read it?
none. we done have a paper on sunday. but i do read online what ever i meet .
Does freedom of expression end where the editorial line begins?
absolutly not . why should that.
Do you feel that analytical and investigative journalism is being lost?
in my country , yes but overall i think journalist are doing a good job.
With a camera on every mobile phone, is every citizen becoming a correspondent?
well ,let we say could be a potential one because you still get to make it to publishing.
How would you explain the boom of the tabloid press?
people like gossip and gossips sell.
What is your position regarding the right to privacy of famous people?
as long as they are going along with the rules.
What can you teach us about the art of the interview?
be prepared and have the interviewed at ease.
Please list well-known people you have interviewed.
the president of suriname ronald venetiaan.
the ex president Jules Wijdenbosch.
the vice president Ramdien Sardjoe.
in my country you don't have those kind of calibers(celebs).
Would you say the journalism blog is revolutionizing the profession?
Will the paper press disappear?
difficult hm,on the long run yes.
What are your thoughts of the free papers distributed in cities?
cant tell. we aint got that over here.
What is the book you would like to write?
the thruth about Suriname.
Is there a motto or ethical principle that clarifies your decisions in moments of confusion?
seek the truth.
What advice would you give to someone who has just left university and wishes to start in the profession?
welcome but grab any occassion to get back to school and get a degree.
What matters more in deciding your vote: the party, the candidate, or the ideas?
the candidate and the ideas.
look who's talking about what cause everybody wants to rule the world.
but its about who and how.
politicians play smart, talk smooth and will always tell you they do the best.
when you do politics you talk about handling tools to create welfare.
Two-party systems are on the rise: is this good for politics?
every system that benefits the people is ok.
i think that with a two party system it is not difficult for the people in such a country with this system to make a choice