Back on the Air

Introduction: After a long hiatus, I decided that it was time to resume the podcast. Living in Norway, it has been difficult to find a suitable content and production partner. There are five aspects to a podcast: researching and writing the story, producing the episode, …

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Taking a Break from Podcasting

After much consideration, I decided to put podcasting on hold. With our limited resources, I must focus. Letters from Norway, in order to offer a different yet well-informed point of view, requires significant research, thought, and editing. Therefore, I must concentrate on what I am …

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Economy Page Updated!

The economy page has been updated. The budgetary figures have been updated using figures from the Norwegian State Budget website instead of Statistics Norway. Per a reader’s email, it is more accurate to use non-petroleum budgetary figures to better reflect that state of the economy. …

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Latest Site Updates

We made the following updates over the past few days: Economy Section: government revenues vs. expenditures, household consumption, flat price/income ratio, wage information in both NOK and USD and retail sales. There are 37 data points, giving a comprehensive overview of the Norwegian economy from …

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Our First Month!

First Month! Today we are one month old and would like to thank those who have joined us so far. We added more content to the Library page and additional categories, making it easier to find relevant stories. Moreover, our new “In the Media Page” …

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Library Section and Other Updates

This week, we added the “Library” section, listing our favorite books. In the future we will add movies and additional links. Moreover, we switched to a more blog friendly theme and started to make videos. Thank you for following us. [wps-social-ninja global-settings=”0″ show-count=”0″ show-before-post-content=”0″ show-after-post-content=”0″ …

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What Letters from Norway Is and Isn’t

In my conversations with local Norwegians, I can see that people are starved for a new perspective, better explaining current events. The goal of this site is to supplement current events stories with a new perspective and factual analysis, which are relevant to Norway. I …

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