In the news: the Dutch parliamentary elections

As Dutch voters went to the polls last Wednesday, so followed a rush of media coverage as many of our researchers offered their predictions and reflections as the elections unfolded.

Joost van Spanje was interviewed by Bloomberg, ABC (live), Huffington Post, ITV, Middle East Eye, Canal Plus C News, CBC (live), O Globo and Al Jazeera (live).

Bert Bakker was interviewed by CNN, Editie NL, Iranian Press TV and quoted in the New York Times, Telegraaf, Parool, Gooi en Eemlander, Haarlems Dagblad, het Noord Hollandsdagblad, Handelsblatt last Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, To Vima, Agenzia Nazionale Stampa Associata: ‘Non è la crisi economica che spiega il populismo’, Strade, Daily Siegel, and Cafébabel.co.uk.

Michael Hameleers was interviewed for the news program “Stories” on SKAI TV (one of Greece’s major national TV channels) on the persuasiveness of populism among the Dutch electorate.

Sabine Geers was interviewed by Kennis van Nu, Editie NL and 1 vandaag.

Sanne Kruikemeier was interviewed about the elections in RTLZ, Reformatorisch Dagblad, Wakker Nederland, and twice for Editie NL. She also wrote a blog on Stuk Rood Vlees and Kennislink.

Claes de Vreese featured in interviews by Aftonbladet (SE), Aftenposton (NO), Politiken (DK), Nieuwsuur, EenVandaag, Business Insider, DR P1 Orientering, DR P1 Morgen, DR2 Dagen, DR2 Deadline, Jyllands Posten and Mondo (IT).