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Funny fact: 20 % of all Swedish journalist live in the very center of Stockholm, another 50 % live on Södermalm which is also very central, about 500 metres from the riksdag and royal palace.

That's not 70 % of all journalists in Stockholm, that's 70 % of all journalists in Sweden.

They live together, only marry other journalists or politicians and never meet anyone who isn't from their line of business.

Which is probably why they are so extremely insular and detached from ordinary people.

Peak oil is not an energy crisis. It is a liquid fuel crisis.

by Starvid on Sat Jun 14th, 2008 at 03:42:22 AM EST
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I suppose this is why they eventually sympathize with their decision-making captors ;-)

The younger, single Finnish journalists tend to live south of downtown Helsinki. But I know quite a few married ones who have moved out to the suburbs and beyond. Provincial journalism has also survived the trend to repeating what is on the wires, and focusing instead on local events and politics.

The broadcasting channels are almost all located north of the city, and even content suppliers are spread far and wide. Though the trendy media (populated by the younger and single again) like advertising, web-production, magazines etc are often south of downtown - occupying some of the large old factories that have been refurbished for office and studio use.

You can't be me, I'm taken

by Sven Triloqvist on Sat Jun 14th, 2008 at 04:00:20 AM EST
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