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Recent long interviews and main stories

News coverage of study of Information Flow and Communications in the Asian Tsunami Crisis (Huhtala (Seeck) et al. 2005):

This research was reported extensively over several days (with special extra separate sections devoted to it) in almost all the main national newspapers and tabloids.

  • Research: The Asian tsunami crisis was also a communications crisis (Tutkimus: Aasian hyökyaaltokatastrofi oli myös tiedonkulun kriisi). Press release 195/2005, Finnish Government Communications Unit, 15 June 2005.
  • New research shows that the Asian tsunami disaster was also a communications crisis. LSE Sociology Research News 2005, no 4, issue 1.
  • The government was sent to practice crisis communication (Valtionhallinto passitettiin harjoittamaan kriisiviestintää). Turun Sanomat, 16 June 2005, written by Raisa Korkki.
  • Authority communication in the tsunami was filled with bureaucracy (Viranomaisten tsunamiviestintä byrokraattista). Verkkouutiset, 15 June 2005, written by Pete Pakarinen.
  • The tsunami gave a tragic lesson on the shortcomings of disaster response capacity (Tsunami oli traaginen opetus katastrofivalmiuden puutteista). Editorial, Helsingin Sanomat, 16 June 2005.
  • Ahtisaari: Everyone who could be saved was saved (Ahtisaari: Kaikki jotka olivat pelastettavissa, pelastettiin). In the separate Tsunami Report section, Helsingin Sanomat, 16 June 2005, written by Merja Ojansivu.
  • Information coming from citizens was not taken seriously (Kansalaisilta tullutta tietoa ei otettu todesta). In the separate Tsunami Report Section, Helsingin Sanomat, 16 June 2005, written by Hanna Eriksson.
  • A lot to learn (Paljon opiksi otettavaa). Editorial, Iltalehti, 16 June 2005.
  • A report lists the mistakes made by authorities (Raportti listaa viranomaisten virheet). Evening Magazine extra: in the separate Tsunami Report Section, 16 June 2005, written by Pauli Reinikainen.
  • Mass communication resulted in chaos (Massaviestit loivat kaaosta). Ilta-Sanomat: in the separate Tsunami Report Section, 16 June 2005, written by Juha-Pekka Tikka.
  • Preparedness to help in a tsunami was inadequate (Tsunami-auttamisen valmius oli puutteellinen). Uutislehti 100, 16 June 2005.
  • Conditional absolution (Ehdollinen synninpäästö). Editorial, Ilta-Sanomat, 16 June 2005.
  • “The citizen became the publicist” (“Kansalaisesta tuli tiedottaja”). Helsingin Sanomat, 17 December 2005.
  • In addition, news coverage in e.g. Kouvolan Sanomat, Satakunnan kansa, Apu, Turun Sanomat, Kansan Uutiset and Etelä-Suomen Sanomat.
    • Media other than print:
      • Live TV broadcast of presentation of research results at hour-long press conference on main national channel (YLE 1).
      • Interviewed for all the main TV channels’ news
      • Interviewed for the main radio news.

News coverage of research on Crisis Management and Communications: the Case of Nokia City Water Crisis (Seeck et al. 2008)

  • Press release/University of Helsinki: The first extensive study on the Nokia water crisis has been completed (Tiedote/Helsingin yliopisto: Ensimmäinen laaja tutkimus Nokian vesikriisistä on valmistunut). STT, 17 November 2008.
  • Communications study: Communication in the Nokia water crisis failed (Viestintätutkimus: Nokian vesikriisin viestintä takkuili). Nelosen uutiset, 17 November 2008.
  • Study: Communication in the Nokia water crisis failed (Tutkimus: Nokian vesikriisin tiedotus tökki). MTV3, 17 November 2008.
  • The first extensive study on the Nokia water crisis has been completed (Ensimmäinen laaja tutkimus Nokian vesikriisistä on valmistunut). Poliklinikka.fi, 17 November  2008.
  • Crisis management requires quick communication. (Kriisijohtaminen vaatii nopeaa viestintää). Kunnat.net: centre for municipal information, 17 November 2008.
  • Communication in the Nokia water crisis failed (Nokian vesikriisin viestintä takkuili). Ilkka, 17 November 2008.
  • Communication in the Nokia water crisis failed (Nokian vesikriisin tiedotus ontui). YLE Text TV, 17 November 2008.
  • Study: Communication in the Nokia water crisis failed miserably (Tutkimus: Nokian vesikriisin tiedotus ontui pahasti). YLE uutiset, 17 November 2008.
  • Different means of communication were introduced too late during the water crisis (Eri viestintäkanavat otettiin vesikriisissä käyttöön liian hitaasti). Nokian Uutiset, 17 November 2008.
  • Communication in the Nokia water crisis failed (Nokian vesikriisin viestintä takkuili). Iltalehti, 17 November 2008.
  • Communication in the water crisis failed miserably (Vesikriisin tiedotus tökki pahoin). YLE Tampere rRadio, 17 November 2008.
  • Communications study: Communication in the Nokia water crisis failed (Viestintätutkimus: Nokian vesikriisin viestintä takkuili). Keskisuomalainen, 18 November 2008.
  • Communication in the Nokia water crisis failed (Nokian vesikriisin viestintä takkuili). Kaleva, 18 November 2008.
  • What we learned from the Nokia water crisis: communicate immediately (Nokian vesikriisin opetus on tiedottaa ongelmista heti). Kainuun Sanomat, 18 November 2008.
  • Communication in the Nokia water crisis criticised (Nokian vesikriisin tiedottamiselle huutia). Valkeakosken Sanomat, 18 November 2008.
  • A study published on the Nokia water crisis (Nokian vesikriisistä julkaistiin tutkimus). Kouvolan Sanomat, 18 November 2008.
  • Nokia learned to take its citizens seriously (Nokia oppi ottamaan asukkaat tosissaan). Aamulehti, 18 November 2008.
  • Nokia did act, in theory (Nokia kyllä toimi, teoriassa). Aamulehti, 19 November 2008.
  • Sped up by the water crisis (Vesikriisi vauhditti). Pirkanmaan Sanomat, 20 November 2008.
  • Communication failure also ruined crisis management (Viestinnän epäonnistuminen pilasi myös kriisijohtamisen). Nokian Uutiset, 19 November 2008.
  • In addition, news coverage in e.g. Kansan Uutiset, Lapin kansa, Salon Seudun Sanomat, Kymen sanomat, Forssan Lehti, Keski-Uusimaa, Länsi-Suomi, Uutispäivä Demari, Hämeen Sanomat, Pohjalainen.
    • Media other than print: Interviews on radio.

Longer articles written on the book Management Paradigms in Finland (Seeck, 2008):

News coverage of special issue of Work and People (Työ ja ihminen) 37 entitled Workplace Crisis and Management: The Contribution of Crisis Management Models (Seeck, 2009, ed.)

Long articles written on the book Crisis and Communication: Management of Social Crises in Public (Huhtala (Seeck) & Hakala, 2007):

Long articles written about the book The Emancipated Worker? (Huhtala, 2004):