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David Mac Dougall

Helsinki, Finland
Freelance Journalist — Freelance
Covers:  finland, nordic, baltic, politics immigration, nato, arctic, environment, arts, culture, education, defence, lifestyle, sweden, norway, iceland, denmark, estonia, tourism, scandinavia, music, faroes
Doesn't Cover: economy, finance, business, startups, entrepreneurs

Scottish journalist in Finland. Skotti Suomessa. Pop up on @HSFI, @BBCRadioScot, @STVNews, @POLITICOEurope. Previously @AP, @FoxNews & @ForeignOffice

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I'm a Helsinki-based journalist and broadcaster covering diverse stories that grab my attention across the Nordic & Baltic region, with a broad interest in politics, environment, lifestyle, crime, arts, minorities, immigration, tourism and education.

I used to be a conflict zone journalist, n...

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@davidmacdougall — 10,559 followers, 41,262 tweets

Mar 22, 2017

@trekfan4747 ah I just re-re-re-watched this last night as well! There was nothing good on TV.

Mar 22, 2017

@trekfan4747 @jeffreycombs and reputed that he would have been an ENT season 5 regular cast member which is intriguing...

Mar 22, 2017

@TVRav also, a little bit of music. just a little bit. But Ukraine entered (and inexplicably won) with an extremely political song. Sad.

Mar 22, 2017

@TobsonHelsinki I know you & I disagree on the musical merits of Ukraine's winner, but politically it shouldn't have been allowed.

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What advice can you offer to aspiring journalists?

Embrace social media, but don't ignore good old fashioned shoe leather, hand shaking & coffees to cultivate face-to-face contacts & sources.