In headlines now / 29.08.2018

October 12 is The Day of Journalism

This year the Day of Journalism seminar will be held on October 12, 2018, right in the center of the Finnish capital Helsinki in Lasipalatsi. The day will bring together 400 journalists, providing a unique opportunity to network with, and share experiences among peers working in the field of journalism. The event will consist of presentations and panel discussions by researchers and experienced journalists, on a broad range of topics and issues in journalism. The themes of the seminar will include:
  1. Constructive journalism
  2. The future of online news
  3. Creativity as powerful change agent
  4. Dialogue as a tool in the newsroom
  5. The future of the media business
  6. Whose data who money? Power structures in the media field
All in all it will be a day bubbling with creative and inspiring ideas delivered by the movers and shakers in Finnish media field. The prices include lunch, coffee, and a glass of sparkling in the end of the day: UJF Members 50,- Non-members 150,- (Unemployed, student and pensioner members 25,-) There are still some seats left. See more detailed information (in Finnish), and buy tickets in

See also

All news

UJF supports journalists in Gaza with €5 000

The union wants to support journalism in Gaza. It allows the world to know what is happening in the conflict zone.

Historic AV translation collective agreement: includes minimum rates for self-employed

The parties to the audio-visual (AV) translator agencies’ collective agreement have given their approval to the settlement negotiated on 19 April. This collective agreement is historic: for the first time in Finland, solo self-employed people’s rates have been agreed in a collective agreement.

Union of Journalists in Finland donates further 5000 euros to journalists and media in Ukraine

The UJF is making an additional donation of 5000 euros to journalists and media in Ukraine. The union’s board has decided to make the donation on the first anniversary of the war, which was launched by Russia on 24 February last year. The funding will be channelled through the Ukraine Safety Fund. In March 2022, […]