Author: Jonatan Placing
2014 WPI FellowBroadcast Producer, TV2 DENMARK
Posts by Jonatan Placing:
Finding Sweden in Minnesota and realizing that presidential candidates better kiss Cuban babies in Miami
by Jonatan Placing | Sep 20, 2014 | UncategorizedELY, MINNESOTA and MIAMI, FLORIDA Just a few weeks ago we were nine international journalists in the wilderness area close to the small town of Ely in northern Minnesota, just a few hours south of the Canadian border. The surroundings are the spitting image of...
The trip through the lens (selected photos)
by Jonatan Placing | Sep 13, 2014 | UncategorizedRoadkill for the wolfes, Wolf Center, Ely, Minnesota. Tiny island, Ely, Minnesota. Editors at the Washington Post, Washington DC. Bullet-riddled, armor-reinforced pickup truck used by reporters and photographers in the Balkans, Newseum, Washington DC....
Diabetes deep fried on a stick
by Jonatan Placing | Sep 1, 2014 | International HealthIn one of the early books of the series Little House on the Prairie, On the Banks of Plum Creek, Laura’s father Charles Ingalls travels hundreds of miles away to find work after grasshoppers destroyed their crops. It’s around Christmas and on the way back he...
Who makes the clown laugh?
by Jonatan Placing | Aug 18, 2014 | UncategorizedAccording to film director Brian Levant, who worked with Robin Williams when his career took of, everyone was stunned by his energy and creativity. But Levant also remembers how Williams fueled himself with drugs. “Every time he’d sneeze, he’d say,...
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.