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Two minutes to midnight

Two minutes to midnight

I grew up in a border town in Finland. The nearest Russian town, Svetogorsk, was only a few miles away from my home. Living so near to a gigantic and powerful neighbor was often unsettling. St. Petersburg was closer to us than our own capital Helsinki. Could the...

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Reality TV-style politics meets reality itself

Reality TV-style politics meets reality itself

In his victory speech after the presidential election in Ukraine this April, Volodymyr Zelensky said: “As long as I am not officially a president, I can say as a citizen of Ukraine to all countries of the post-Soviet Union: ‘Look at us, everything is possible.’” Even...

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International and Local Journalists Tackle ‘Anti-media’ World and Ethics at St. Thomas Forum on Oct. 15

Freedom of the press is under attack around the world, and in the U.S. journalistic ethics are being scrutinized as never before. What to make of this radically changing media climate? The event, Reporting in an “Anti-media” World, ...