Author: Alexander Uggla
2023 WPI FellowInvestigative journalist, Finnish Broadcasting Company (YLE)
The #WPIFellowship 2023 is officially underway. We kicked off the program earlier today with the fellows, our host families & some of our partners and supporters.
We spend 3 weeks in MN, then head to NYC, DC, Miami, Austin, LA, Sam Francisco & Chicago.
Se den! En fängslande road movie om hur vi köper oss gott samvete på bekostnad av klimatet. Gedigen granskning av @JessicaHelsinki @finnowl mfl #yle #svenskayle https://arenan.yle.fi/1-61897724
Investigation: Dubious climate compensation project in #Uganda attracted of big investors in #Finland, including fast food chain #Hesburger. 🍔
Watch the five-part video series (with English subtitles) on @yle_arenan now!
#climate #carbon #offsetting
Posts by Alexander Uggla:
Will the landmark case against Fox News drag down other media too?
by Alexander Uggla | Mar 15, 2023 | American Presidency, Democracy, Journalism in the era of "fake news", Journalism in the Trump Era, Political Coverage, Presidential ElectionThe defamation lawsuit filed against Fox News might open a Pandora’s box of media scrutiny in the United States. Academics fear it could start new lawsuits calling other media organizations’ integrity and editorial decision-making processes into question. At first...
Recent blog posts
- Freedom of expression at a crossroads: Section 230 and the spread of disinformation in America
- Trust in local news stays high, but self-censorship is part of the equation
- Minnesota: Big on voting turnout and on paper ballots
- Coping with PTSD as a journalist in an unrelenting news cycle
- Abortion debate in the eyes of an abortion clinic escort in Minnesota
We asked different groups in Minneapolis what changed in their town after George Floyd's murder?
Not much, was their reply.
In @finnowl's first #WPIFellowship blog post, he wonders if the defamation case against Fox News by Dominion Voting Systems will drag down other media, too. Minnesota academics and journalists weigh in:
Check out my latest @GlobalMinnesota podcast episode w/ @Fawzeyah & @SaqibTanveer of this year's @worldpressinst International Fellows! Hear about the challenges of conducting journalism and speaking truth to power in Nigeria and Pakistan.