Author: Olavi Koistinen
2012 WPI FellowBusiness Staff Writer, Helsingin Sanomat
Helsingin Sanomat, Finland
Posts by Olavi Koistinen:
by Olavi Koistinen | Oct 12, 2012 | UncategorizedThis post is about memories. This is a final day of the fellowship, and I have to write this.Week ago we arrived to Golden Gate bridge in San Francisco, where our travels ended. Nothing more to do, no further west to go. It was sunny and windy and I was finally...
by Olavi Koistinen | Oct 9, 2012 | UncategorizedShe is smart, but she also needs the looks. Right?We have traveled around the USA for eight weeks and visited almost a dozen newspaper newsrooms, among other things. I’m going to write a couple of posts about U.S. newspapers, based on my observations. First two...
by Olavi Koistinen | Sep 27, 2012 | Uncategorized“I’m so sick of these questions. I live in Kabul and I’m not in danger all the time. People don’t get that we are civilized and smart people. All the time they are just like, hey, wha’s the security situation in Afghanistan.” ...
by Olavi Koistinen | Sep 19, 2012 | UncategorizedThe 9/11 memorial in New York disarmed me at first sight. It was such a simple place. A large square embedded to the ground, names of all the 9/11 victims written to the black marble. Water was flowing down the walls of the square, making a serene sound, shining in...
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Commissioner @ThommyPetersen joins @MNFarmersUnion Pres. Gary Wertish and @StarTribune @adambelz on a panel talking ag to a group of journalists from around the world. They are visiting MN & @mnstatefair for the @worldpressinst Great to share #MNag with visitors across the globe
We are happy to announce the selection of the 2019 World Press Institute (WPI) fellows! Read more about the 2019 WPI Fellows and view their photos here: https://t.co/PEepuQI8Lu
Happy Holidays from WPI! If you are a foreign journalist looking to immerse yourself in the governance, politics, business, media, journalistic ethics and culture of the US, we are now accepting applications for our 2019 fellowship program: https://t.co/UuT18UAzyw.