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Politico and Washington post - The young and the old lion

When you visit Politico and Washington Post during the same week, making some comparison is inevitable. I see Politico as a young lion, full of energy, whereas Washington Post seems to be old and tired lion. But is it possible for the old lion to reform itself?

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End of an Era - Will there be a Finnish mobile industry after this?

Today it happened. Microsoft said it has reached an agreement to acquire the handset and services business of Nokia for more than $7.1 billion. This is a historical moment for Finland's economy and for Finnish business journalism.

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Eating healthy, tasty and ethical food - How to do it in America?

It started at Minneapolis airport when I bought a yogurt and did not read the list of ingredients. The Battle of Finding Tasty, Healthy and Ethical Food from USA. I lost the first round but luckily the journey was only beginning.

When I got to my residence at St. Thomas University, I tasted the yogurt. It looked slimy and tasted weird. At this point I looked at the ingredients list. Yuck! What was the gelatin and three corn based food additives doing in my yogurt? I threw the jar to the trash.

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