H/H Helsinki Meetup part 3: Journalistic entrepeneurs & coding for journos

At our third Hacks/Hackers meetup we'll be discussing entrepeneurial journalism, start-ups etc.

PEKKA PEKKALA: 'The Future of Journalism looks cheap and ugly'

Pekka Pekkala from USC Annenberg will talk about how the scene is developing in the US and what can we learn about those experiences in Finland.

LINDA LIUKAS: 'What every journalist needs to know about coding'
Liukas is the founder of Rails Girls which teaches programming for girls.

TEPPO HUDSON: 'Brands as publishers'
Hudson is the founder of Publishzer.


Welcome all to Pressiklubi! Johannes Koponen (founder, Scoopinion), Jussi Pullinen (news editor, Helsingin Sanomat), Johanna Vehkoo (journalist, author).

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  • Johanna Vehkoo

    We're aware of this and we're sorry! In the beginning we asked how many didn't speak Finnish, there were two, so we asked some people to translate to them. Also the tweeting was in English. In the future we have to think about this – we don't want to exclude anyone nor do we want the Finns to shy away from discussion because of the language. Perhaps having something in both languages would work?

    May 10, 2012

  • Asko Kauppi

    Absolutely seconded, though maybe something was discussed in the beginning (were you from the very beginning?).

    May 9, 2012

  • Alise

    To communicate conference in English but speak only Finnish is not funny, finns.

    May 9, 2012

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