Category Archives: Outi Keranen

Apr 22 2015

Euro-Scepticism Is Here to Stay: Finnish Election Results

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By Outi Keränen The result of Sunday’s parliamentary elections in Finland reflects the continuing appeal of the Euro-Sceptic Finns Party, but also the more pronounced division of the country’s electorate into urban liberals and rural conservatives. The elections came at … Continue reading

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May 29 2014

Moderate Gains for Eurosceptics in Finland

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By Outi Keranen The Electoral Results In Finland the eurosceptic Finns Party (formerly known as True Finns) led by Timo Soini failed to repeat the landslide of the 2011 general elections despite polling 12.9 percent of the votes and increasing … Continue reading

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Aug 20 2013

Emerging Themes from the First Six Months of Euro Crisis in the Press

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By the Editorial Team The Euro Crisis in the Press blog began as part of a wider LSE-based research project on media representations of the Euro crisis across European states. The aim of the blog has been to provide a … Continue reading

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May 31 2013

Managing the Crisis through Secrecy?

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By Outi Keranen Transparency and access to information in crisis-ridden Europe have become sparse currency. While Brussels aims to tackle tax evasion through openness and more effective exchange of information, the uninvestigated claims of money laundering in Cyprus and the … Continue reading

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Apr 5 2013

Fair and Unfair Solidarity?

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By Outi Keranen Inter-European solidarity has been in short supply across the Euro zone. While politicians deployed solidarity as one of the rationales for aiding the Greek economy, the notion has largely lost its appeal as the crisis continues. In … Continue reading

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Mar 27 2013

Reactions to the Second Cypriot Bailout Deal from across the European Press

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By Max Hänska, Outi Keranen, Maria Kyriakidou, Jose Olivas, Roberto Orsi and Henry Radice. Jeroen Dijsselbloem’s mixed messages on Monday in the aftermath of the bailout were widely reported, along with the national and international economic implications of the new … Continue reading

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Mar 20 2013

From Poster Boy to Trouble-Maker? The Euro Crisis and Finland’s Reputation in the EU

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By Outi Keranen Finland has long prided itself as an obedient and responsible EU member, but the on-going Euro crisis has raised some doubts as to whether such strategy has been at the expense of the Finnish national interest. Voices … Continue reading

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Mar 18 2013

Reactions to the Cypriot Bailout across the European Press

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By Max Hänska, Outi Keranen, Maria Kyriakidou, Jose Olivas and Roberto Orsi. Greek Press The dramatic developments with regard to the bailout of Cyprus have dominated the Greek press since the news of the savings levy broke. The focus of the … Continue reading

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