I write about an America the US media often fails to cover. I’ll bring you original reporting from on the ground in Flyover Country.
Energy and Climate
I want to show the impact of climate change and, together with members, to speed up the transition to sustainability.
Fighting the journalism conventions that determine who is given a platform and who is not.
Heiba Targhi Bakkali
Nobody wants to be it, but on average we’re getting older than ever. That’s why I’m looking into what old age will be like for my generation.
Images and Image-forming Correspondent
Through my own image choices and analyses, I want to get at how we form images of the world. Do we understand more if we become aware of how we see?
Teaching and Education Correspondent
I want to cover school from the inside out, and think about how it could be set up better.
Conflict and Development Correspondent
I believe that a better world begins with a better understanding of the world. So I’d like to bring home what sometimes seems all-too-faraway.
Clean Tech and Mobility Correspondent
With the help of your questions and your expertise, I’m investigating the future of mobility in the city, on the planet, and beyond. First stop: batteries.
Lots of people have a dark view of how humanity’s doing. That’s why I write about what’s going well, in this country and beyond. And what we can do better.
I want to honestly diagnose what is perhaps the most important sector imaginable: the pharmaceutical industry.
Culture and Technology Correspondent
I examine the interaction between technology and culture, and the implications for our daily lives, thoughts, and beliefs.
Jos de Putter
This worldwide video blog shows the cinematic stories behind the news, through urgent and personal video letters and video diaries.
Freedom of Choice
Habits. In the year to come I’ll try to break a few and answer the question: How free are we?
Shedding light on people and stories in the shadows. In the months to come, I’ll focus on the New to the Netherlands project. To find out how newcomers are faring in this country.
Why your train is too late and your doctor too busy: with your help, I’m investigating the consequences of market forces.
Weekly interview podcast, Conversations with Lex, with guests from science and culture.
Bart de Koning
Police and Crime
Politicians and the media are obsessed with crime, while the country is safer than ever. I investigate the reality behind the big plans.
Founders who also write on a regular basis
I want to look into how we can be happy and healthy in today’s achievement society. And what acts of resistance are open to us?
Media Mechanisms and Myths Correspondent
Nothing shapes our worldview more than the media. I try to get at how that works in order to understand how we view reality.