Author: Anna Elina Hiltunen
2017 WPI FellowFinnish Broadcasting Company Yle, Yle News and Current Affairs
Posts by Anna Elina Hiltunen:
A hurricane reporter shares his best advice: Remember baby wipes and four other tips
by Anna Elina Hiltunen | Sep 24, 2017 | Changes in JournalismNews on weather and extreme weather conditions interest people more than ever, and the Miami Herald notices. Even stories on the popularity of weather news attracts online readers. I will come back to this later. Man made Star Island in Miami Beach. Irma left...
Tinder, Nato and the Baltic Sea — Trust me, this unexpected combination makes sense
by Anna Elina Hiltunen | Sep 15, 2017 | PoliticsThe ongoing verbal dispute between North Korea and the United States is obviously something the media and President Trump have paid a lot of attention to. In the meantime, what is going on with the Baltic Sea? Silly question? Well, let’s take a closer look. Nine...
Future subscribers will love you — (Almost) all you need is a newsletter!
by Anna Elina Hiltunen | Sep 8, 2017 | JournalismI have got some good news for the depressed publishers around the world. Try a newsletter, there’s nothing to lose — you’ll most likely attract subscribers to your media. Think, paying subscribers! And with relatively little effort! This was the message the Star...
From Fake News to Objectivity, WPI Fellows Answer the Tough Questions
by Anna Elina Hiltunen | Sep 3, 2017 | Journalism in the era of "fake news"Earlier this week in the small town of Tracy, Minn. local residents asked questions – and the WPI fellows answered. The meeting was held in the style of a traditional press conference, with all 10 fellows sitting side by side along a long table, taking turns...
Recent blog posts
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.