In 2008, alderman Van Hooft of Nijmegen was interviewed by a journalist. In this interview the notorious interview between GeenStijl reporter Rutger van Castricum and former Minister Ella Vogelaar was discussed, among other things. The alderman’s opinion on this interview was: “Her relation with the press was difficult. I would’ve just kicked the son of a bitch of GeenStijl in the ass”. The interview with the alderman was subsequently published in the Nijmeegse Stadskrant (Nijmegen City Newspaper).
As a result of this article, GeenStijl published [Lees meer…] overGeenStijl vs Nijmegen City Newspaper: copying of interview allowed on the basis of journalistic exception