Migrant Tales Literary: Roxana Crisólogo Correa at kymmenen runoilijaa

Migrant Tales Literary: Roxana Crisólogo Correa at kymmenen runoilijaa

Migrant Tales readers have had the opportunity to read Roxana Crisólogo Correa’s poetry. The presentation below of “Kymmenen runoilijaa,” in Helsinki was part of a poetry concert with other poets like Anja Erämaja, Marcel Jaentschke, Hashim Matouq, Inger-Mari Aikio-Arianaick, Polina Kopylova, Diana Mistera, Nzar Kwestani and Signmark. The concert included the participation of the musician Sergio Castrillón […] more…
Racism Review: Mixed or not, why are we still taking pictures of “race”?

Racism Review: Mixed or not, why are we still taking pictures of “race”?

Sharon Chang* Just days ago PolicyMic put up a piece entitled “National Geographic Concludes What Americans Will Look Like in 2050, and It’s Beautiful.” In it writer Zak Cheney-Rice attempts to address the so-called rise of multiracial peoples which has captured/enchanted the public eye and with which the media has become deeply enamored. He spotlights […] more…
Lahtinen and the PS of Espoo don’t like the term racism

Lahtinen and the PS of Espoo don’t like the term racism

Perussuomalaiset (PS) Espoo city councilman, Teemu Lahtinen, said that the anti-immigration and anti-EU party would not vote for the city’s new multicultural program since it states that “Espoo residents don’t tolerate racism.” Lahtinen, who is a member of the far-right association Suomalaisuuden liitto,  said he would like to replace the term “racism” with “we don’t […] more…
Why is the PS the only party in Finland commissioning opinion polls about migrants?

Why is the PS the only party in Finland commissioning opinion polls about migrants?

Here’s the question: Why is the Perussuomalaiset (PS) party the only one in Finland commissioning opinion polls about what Finns think about migration policy and migrants? They did this in 2010 with a no-brainer question that would give them the result they sought. Read full story here. The latest poll commissioned by the PS, an […] more…
Jussi Halla-aho’s broken record: destroy cultural and ethnic diversity

Jussi Halla-aho’s broken record: destroy cultural and ethnic diversity

We hear over and over again the same anti-immigration diatribe by politicians like Perussuomalaiset (PS) MP Jussi Halla-aho, who complain constantly about too liberal immigration policy and multiculturalism. PS MP Jussi Halla-aho would like to restrict free movement of people in Europe and tighten migration policy if elected Euro MP, according to Swedish-language daily HBL. […] more…
How tabloid Ilta-Sanomat spreads and reinforces “us” and “them” in Finland

How tabloid Ilta-Sanomat spreads and reinforces “us” and “them” in Finland

A Migrant Tales reader* gave us the heads-up today of a story he read on tabloid Ilta-Sanomat, one of the worst of the worst when it comes to spreading prejudice about migrants and visible minorities. A story published Tuesday about a woman who tried to smuggle her Turkish boyfriend to Finland is a case in point. […] more…
It’s time for Finnbay to answer some questions

It’s time for Finnbay to answer some questions

As everyone tries to figure out who Finnbay is and why it’s been singled out by the Finnish foreign ministry, we could ask why is so much attention given to its director, Onur Yalcintas? What is he guilty of?  Read full story here. Is he guilty of slanting news in order to get reputable global publications […] more…

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…
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