JOURNALISMI JA BLOGIKIRJOITTAMINEN UUSILLE SUOMALAISILLE (HELSINKI)

24.-25.4.2014 Otavan Opiston Osuuskunta, Annankatu 9 a 11, Helsinki Haluatko julkaista uutisia suomalaisissa tai ulkomaalaisessa mediassa? Kiinnostaako blogikirjoittajan ura? Haluatko tietää mitä on tiedottaminen? Löytääksesi paikan kirjoituksellesi, sinun tulee tuntea lehdistö ja markkinointi Suomessa kuten myös ulkomailla. Kurssin sisältö Koulutuksen päätavoite on yksikertainen: antaa keinoja julkaista valmista kirjoitustyötä. Lisäksi tavoitteena on lisätä Suomessa asuvien maahanmuuttajien […] more…
Finnish football coach Juha Malinen: RoPS has “the most Finnish team” in the national league

Finnish football coach Juha Malinen: RoPS has “the most Finnish team” in the national league

The head coach of Rovaniemen Pallo Seura (RoPS), Juha Malinen, claims to have put together the “most Finnish” team in the Finnish national football league. Did Malinen mean that he now coaches the most “white Finnish” team? It sure sounds that way.  “A few years ago RoPS had thirteen black men [players],” he was quoted […] more…
Dr. Theodoros Fouskas: Representing the unrepresented? Operation and representativeness of the Migrant Integration Councils in Greece

Dr. Theodoros Fouskas: Representing the unrepresented? Operation and representativeness of the Migrant Integration Councils in Greece

Dr. Theodoros Fouskas*  The article examines the participation and representation of immigrants in local public life in Greece. Through 27 semi-structured questionnaires, this research (Fouskas, 2013) is the first attempt to evaluate the operation and representativeness of the Migrant Integration Councils (MICs) of the municipalities of Greece. Research evidence proves that there are serious difficulties […] more…
Why is the Finnish foreign ministry so jumpy about Finnbay’s coverage of the crisis in the Ukraine?

Why is the Finnish foreign ministry so jumpy about Finnbay’s coverage of the crisis in the Ukraine?

One of the most surprising stories that has circulated today in Finland is that Finnbay, a publication which has occasionally used Migrant Tales as a source, is a fake site, according to a tweet by Hannu Himanen, Finland’s ambassador to Moscow.  Why is the foreign ministry so jumpy about what Finnbay publishes on the Ukraine crisis […] more…
Finnish tabloid media’s dubious “achievment” is spreading intolerance

Finnish tabloid media’s dubious “achievment” is spreading intolerance

The Finnish tabloid media has the dubious “honor” for having spread intolerance in Finland by giving populists and racists inflated respectability and importance. If we look at some of the billboards that tabloids published in the 1990s, it’s clear that they were responsible for spreading racism and prejudice in Finland.   Take for instance the most […] more…

Timo Soini and the PS do it again: usual sound bites and no accountability

Perussuomalaiset (PS) leader Timo Soini published this week a book about himself and the growth of the anti-EU, anti-immigration and anti-Islam party. In the book, Peruspomo, he candidly gives his opinion about the party, of some PS MPs and reveals some of his health issues.  In a nutshell, Peruspomo gives us the same message, or lack of […] more…
Muslim woman wasn’t admitted to the Finnish police training school because she would refuse to take off her headscarf

Muslim woman wasn’t admitted to the Finnish police training school because she would refuse to take off her headscarf

A Muslim woman, 38, was not admitted to the police training school because she would not take off her headscarf during working hours, reports YLE in English. The woman was so disappointed with the rejection that she even contemplated leaving Finland.   Read full story here. “In the [police] interviewer’s opinion it was not possible […] more…
Anti-immigration populist parties are a menace to democracy, ethnic and cultural diversity

Anti-immigration populist parties are a menace to democracy, ethnic and cultural diversity

Migrant Tales has never hid its criticism of parties that base their message on populism, scapegoating minorities and nationalism. If such political parties ever got power, it’s doubtful that they’d know what to do with it except polarize our society more than before.  Anti-immigration and nationalistic parties are masters at scapegoating because they are incompetent at doing […] more…
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