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Sasu Siegelbaum

Sasu Siegelbaum is a graduate student at the Missouri School of Journalism with a concentration in international journalism and a specific interest in social and political issues in sports. He is originally from Finland but has lived in the U.S. for 15 years. He also lived in Angol, Chile, where he taught English at a public elementary school, and Argentina, where he worked as a translator and sports blogger. Twitter: "@SasuTs":
Stories By Sasu Siegelbaum
NSA spying boosts Brazil Internet law
By  • 10 May 2014
Revelations about U.S. espionage pushed Brazil to pass a new law providing privacy protections and expanded access to the Web. A long-stalled Internet law with expanded privacy and “net neutrality” guarantees will take effect in…
Reviving Investigative Journalism
By , , • 10 December 2013
Chuck Lewis, founder of The Center for Public Integrity, weighs in on the shortcomings and successes of investigative journalism. Lewis has built his career on watchdog journalism, or as he describes it, “investigating the bastards.”…
Police And Demonstrators in Brazilian Social Protests Target Journalists
By  • 3 July 2013
More than a dozen journalists have reportedly been physically attacked, injured, or detained over the past three weeks while covering protests in Brazil that grew out of anger over fare increases on public transportation. The…
Brazilian media executive murdered near Rio de Janeiro
By  • 18 June 2013
A Brazilian newspaper editor was brutally gunned down Monday, June 10, in a city in the Rio de Janeiro state, according to local and international reports. Police indicated that the murder may have been an…
Amendments to Singapore media law place restrictions on Internet freedom
By  • 12 June 2013
On May 28, Singapore’s media regulatory body, The Media Development Authority (MDA), announced that from June 1, “online news sites will require an individual license from the Media Development Authority (MDA) if they (i) report…
Four media outlets allowed to resume service after 10-day police occupation
By  • 5 June 2013
Four Ugandan media outlets were allowed to re-open in the capital of Kampala May 30 after 10 days of police occupation, protest, and physical confrontations between journalists and press freedom organizations on the one hand,…
Louisiana law would restrict reporting on gun permits, critics claim
By  • 28 May 2013
A new state law in Louisiana will make it illegal to publish any information about concealed handgun permits. Under the law, which appears headed to Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal to sign, those found to have…
Uruguay debates new communications law
By  • 28 May 2013
Uruguay is close to joining its neighbor Argentina as the next South American country to consider a new communications law. The new law, known as “The Audiovisual Services and Communications Law,” would regulate media ownership…
A morbid contradiction: Paraguayan press photographer murdered day before country’s “Journalism Day”
By  • 2 May 2013
In a cruel twist of fate, a Paraguayan journalist was murdered April 25, the day before the country’s “Journalism Day” which takes place each year on April 26. Carlos Manuel Artaza, 45, was shot by…
Bolivian Press Association calls new insurance law for journalists a politically motivated attack on free press
By  • 10 April 2013
The Asociación de la Prensa Boliviana (National Association of the Bolivian Press), also known as the ANP, issued a statement last week condemning the country’s new life insurance law for media workers. According to the…
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