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Heart and Soul

Heart and Soul

       Would I still be a journalist if I could live to 96 years old?

       I was wondering when we came across Sid Hartman, the 96-year-old sports legend who has been writing for the Star Tribune for 72 years in Minnesota.

       We had a group photo with him, and I requested a selfie too. When the other fellows went on with the newsroom tour, I went back and looked for him again.

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Atomic Consequences of Mr Trump's Candidacy

Atomic Consequences of Mr Trump's Candidacy

Half a dozen newsrooms visited coast to coast. Meetings with professors at several universities. Multiple conversations with consultants and political experts. They all have something in common when speaking about the current presidential race: it is exceptional and different from all previous campaigns. The central reason for this coincidental evaluation is a candidate. A very particular one. Mr. Donald Trump.

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The Hispanic Vote in Florida

The Hispanic Vote in Florida

Donald Trump’s controversial proposals for the immigration policy and the bad things he says about immigrants should result in an overwhelming defeat in Florida for the G.O.P.’s Presidential candidate, due to weight of the Hispanic electorate in the Sunshine State. The complexity of the American political system, however, defies the basic logic.

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Where are you Hillary?

Where are you Hillary?

(Photo: Wynwood, Miami) 

 

Imagine Donald Trump sitting in the Situation Room making life or death decisions on behalf of the United States.

Our veterans and their families deserve a president who doesn't disrespect and disparage their sacrifices.

Not one living president has said they believe Donald Trump has what it takes to be Commander-in-Chief.

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What are the hipsters going to do?

What are the hipsters going to do?

The hipsters of Brooklyn are about to make big decisions - maybe not for just for themselves but for others too. History is very much about momentum. After visiting a middle school in Brooklyn I felt there might be one coming very soon.

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Keeping written journalism alive

Keeping written journalism alive

Declining newspaper sales. Millennials inability to read more than 140 characters. The overload of information available online. Migration of ads and classified ads money to social media. Increasing numbers of news companies going out of business or drastically reducing their permanent staff. All these elements mark a narrative of a dark future for journalism in the written form.

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Pink paper on the wall

Pink paper on the wall

 

It was September 2015. After two weeks of holiday I started working on my new documentary. It took me back to the times of the Second World War. My film told a story of a girl - today, an elderly woman - who survived the Auschwitz concentration camp. It was a story of courage, loss and survival in times of war. My protagonist had the rare fortune of being among the very few children to survive the ordeal. One million children died. 

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