| Janne Virkkunen |
|Born||8 December 1948|
|Alma mater||Sanoma's School of Journalism|
Participated in Bilderberg 1998 and 2001 as editor-in-chief of Finnish newspaper of record Helsingin Sanomat
Janne Virkkunen is a Finnish journalist. He was the editor-in-chief of the Helsingin Sanomat newspaper from 1991 until his retirement in 2010. Virkkunen was the chairman of the International Press Institute from 2008 to 2010.
Virkkunen enrolled as a student in 1967 and graduated from Sanoma Oy's internal School of Journalism in 1972. He began his career as a journalist in the domestic department of Helsingin Sanomat in 1972 and became a political editor in 1973, and news editor 1989–1990.
In the early 1980s, Virkkunen co-authored the book Tamminiemen pesänjakajat, a controversial account of political power struggle in Finland towards the end of Urho Kekkonen's presidency.
Virkkunen is the greatgrandson of composer Jean Sibelius
Events Participated in
|Bilderberg/1998||14 May 1998||17 May 1998||Scotland|
|The 46th Bilderberg meeting, held in Scotland, chaired by Peter Carrington|
|Bilderberg/2001||24 May 2001||27 May 2001||Sweden|
|The 49th Bilderberg, in Sweden. Reported on the WWW.|
- ↑ http://www.sanoma.com/News.aspx?f=2113&d=49629&site=1
- ↑ https://web.archive.org/web/20100315145759/http://www.freemedia.at/about-us/ipi-executive-board/
- ↑ http://www.ylioppilaslehti.fi/2008/12/12/lajinsa-viimeinen/ Lajinsa viimeinen
- ↑ http://www.iltalehti.fi/perhe/200802117170337_pr.shtml Retrieved 30.5.2008