Author: Jussi Niemelainen
2015 WPI FellowForeign Editor, Helsingin Sanomat
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by Jussi Niemelainen | Sep 28, 2015 | UncategorizedThere is no way of escaping The Donald. American tv channels had been obsessing with the Pope for a few days already when we landed in Chicago. At airports we would watch mute tv screens showing live coverage of places he was about to arrive to or had just left from....
From Hong Kong to Minnesota – in 21 years
by Jussi Niemelainen | Sep 13, 2015 | UncategorizedWhen you are in Minnesota in late August or early September, you go to the State Fair. So off I went and had Sweet Martha’s cookies, fried pickles, milk shake – and a photo with a cow. That photo turned out to be important. I posted it on Facebook and people found it...
On life and death – in the news
by Jussi Niemelainen | Aug 30, 2015 | UncategorizedUnfathomable deaths have dominated the news this week both in the US and Europe. In the US, a former reporter murdered two journalists from his former channel in Virginia on Wednesday on air. In Europe, Austrian police found a truck with dozens of bodies abandoned on...
Recent blog posts
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Not much, was their reply.
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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.