Application period for Helsingin Sanomat Foundation’s innovation contest Uutisraivaaja is now closed. The contest drew 105 applications. Best ideas will be given feedback from reviewers and the applicants will have a chance to quickly improve their entry during January and February. Finalists will be chosen in the beginning of March out of these improved applications.
Finnish Scholarships to the Wilson Center can be applied for from 1st January until 31st January 2013. The scholarships are available for 2?6-month periods between 1st September 2013 and 31st December 2015. The application round results will be published in early March 2013. The Finnish Scholarships are intended for people who hold influential positions in
From the left: Ville Sundberg, Justin Ferrell and Mikko “Kobra” Koskinen. Coordinator of the Uutisraivaaja contest Tanja Aitamurto. Photographs: Ida Pimenoff Over 60 participants interested in media innovation processes attended the Uutisraivaaja BootCamp organized by the Helsingin Sanomat Foundation on 13th December – 15th December 2012. People form different expertise areas such as journalism, coding,
“Today more than ever awareness-raising campaigns are of the utmost importance when it comes to promoting freedom of expression and press freedom. The Helsingin Sanomat Foundation’s generous contribution will help to secure the Prize’s prominent role in promoting press freedom worldwide,” said UNESCO’s Assistant Director-General for Communication and Information J?nis K?rkli?š. The UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World
Tanja Aitamurto Mikko Koskinen Uutisraivaaja innovation contest organized by the Helsingin Sanomat Foundation was launched on Wednesday September 19 at the Päivälehti Museum. The contest seeks ideas for renewing distribution of information and creating sustainable business models for journalism. The contest is now held for the second time. Researcher Tanja Aitamurto who introduced the contest
The Media and Global Communication master’s degree programme at the University of Helsinki offers five cutting edge courses (25 credits) in media and global communication to professional journalists as non-graduate studies. Courses that will be offered during the academic year 2012-2013 include: Introduction to Media and Global Communication Journalism and New Media Cultural Diversity and
Data protection The processing of applications in the electronic grant application system of the Helsingin Sanomat Foundation creates a data file referred to in the Finnish Personal Data Act (523/1999). The controller of the data file is the Helsingin Sanomat Foundation. Contact person is Sirpa Ervasti, whose contact information is given on the Foundation’s website.