Second Correspondents’ Dinner after elections
The second edition of the Correspondents’ Dinner, next year after the elections take place. The organization wants to prevent an occurrence of the premier effect on the voting behaviour of the voter.
“We have the Rijksvoorlichtingsdienst we agreed that we after the formation to see when we can organize it”, a spokesman of the NTR to the Volkskrant know.
Last February was the first time that such a show in the Netherlands. The tradition spread from the United States. There is on that evening the president to the press in a humoristic way. In Amsterdam, it was Mark Rutte that jokes are made about politics, the press, and also about himself.
Video: Rutte drives spot with the Labour party and himself at Correspondents’ Dinner
Rutte drives spot with the Labour party and himself at Correspondents’ Dinner
The attendees, a lot of people from the media and broadcast community but also many celebrities, paid big money for a ticket to the dinner to sit down.