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Thomas Loudon: former Middle East correspondent for media from around the globe, first Dutch journalist based in Iran since the revolution, first Dutch video journalist, university teacher, video journalism trainer.

Arend Jan van den Beld: former Global Manager Philips International, coach of young entrepreneurs at the University (VU Amsterdam), advisor of the Secretary of State about new Media and the future of Public Broadcasting.

Thomas and Arend Jan received the title of New Radical in 2013 by the weekly Magazine ‘‘Vrij Nederland’. New Radicals (‘Radicale denkers’) are people who are coming up with innovative answers to the big issues of our times.