Posts Tagged: media

WARNING RACIST CONTENT: Helsingin Sanomat survey exposes the DNA of Finland’s racism

Helsingin Sanomat’s survey published on Monday after another questionable story on “model immigrants” was widely criticized on social media as outright racist. Even so, I would like to thank Finland’s largest daily for exposing the DNA of Finland’s racism and the continued low caliber of its journalism on topics related to asylum seekers and migrants. 

Read on »

The media of Finland is part of the country’s Islamophobia and racism problem

Journalists and newspapers in Finland, especially tabloids like Iltalehti, Ilta-Sanomat and state broadcaster YLE, are prime examples of not only white Finnish privilege but of white Finnish overkill and rage. 

Read on »

Defining white Finnish privilege #27: White versus Other media

On occasions Migrant Tales, the Other media, does investigative journalism. When we do such type of investigative reporting it’s because there is a big story that needs to be told. One of these big stories that we scooped was on Luona, a private company that treats asylum seekers badly and makes money off them.

Read on »

UPDATE (December 1): Migrant Tales’ 2015 Hall of Poor and Sloppy Journalism

Migrant Tales’ 2015 Hall of Poor and Sloppy Journalism will be updated separately. To see other examples of opinionated journalism in Finland about cultural diversity, please go to this link. December 1 Two rape stories weighed differently – (Helsingin Sanomat)* What’s wrong with these two stories? Helsingin Sanomat, Finland’s largest daily, published two rape stories Tuesday.

Read on »

Kempele, Finland, suspected rape case: Is the social media lynching party over?

If you read stories Tuesday about a fourteen-year-old girl who was raped in Kempele by two suspects aged 15 and 17 years, who are Afghani asylum seekers, today’s news offers a totally different twist, according to YLE News.

Read on »

UPDATE (November 20): Migrant Tales’ 2015 Hall of Poor and Sloppy Journalism

Migrant Tales’ 2015 Hall of Poor and Sloppy Journalism will be updated separately. To see other examples of opinionated journalism in Finland about cultural diversity, please go to this link. November 20 Aukeavatko suvakin silmät? – (Tamperelainen) What’s wrong with this community paper editorial? Community papers like Helsingin Uutiset and Vantaa Sanomat are just as bad as other

Read on »

What the Finnish media leaves out in a story is an editorial line just like silence is a political decision

In journalism it works in the following manner: Silence is what you don’t report and intentionally leave out in the story. That is a policy decision, or an editorial line.

Read on »

Onko Suomessa hyväksytty rasismi ja fasismin kanssa flirttailu?

On kiistaton tosiasia, että Suomen hallituksessa istuu rasistinen puolue, jolla on fasistisia kytköksiä – Perussuomalaiset. Pääministeri Sipilällä ei ole aikaa, innostusta selvittää mainittuja fasistisia kytköksiä.  HS:lle antamassaan haastattelussa ” Sipilä ei kuitenkaan halua jatkaa keskustelua siitä, onko hallituspuolueen edustajan väitetyt natsiyhteydet nyt käsitelty pois päiväjärjestyksestä. En tiedä mitään tämmöisistä yhteyksistä, eikä minulla ole niitä aikaa

Read on »