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Danish Puff Pieces: Latest 'Puff Pieces' From Denmark About the Opening of a New DKPTO Branch Office

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Collage of DKPTO Full size



Summary: The Danish media fails to look into the dodgy dealings of Jesper Kongstad and instead plays along with his (and his political protectors') childish publicity stunts

SHALLOW coverage with little journalistic integrity dominated Danish press, which as far as we know has paid no attention to our series of Danish stories (more on that later this week). They're in the business of promotion of businesses, not investigative journalism. It truly shows.



Rather than speak about the dodgy dealings of Mr. Kongstad from the EPO and DKPTO, Danish media became his lapdog again. It also helped those crooked or controversial politicians who protect him. We don't know who in Denmark is fit to explore and report the information in Danish. This information does merit nationwide coverage.

"They're in the business of promotion of businesses, not investigative journalism."On the 7th of October, the Minister Troels Lund Poulsen [1, 2] officially opened a new branch office of the DKPTO located in Ikast on the Jutland Peninsula. The DKPTO head office is located in Taastrup near Copehagen.

The opening of the new branch office is apparently part of a "decentralisation" programme being pursued by the current Danish government whereby it plans to move about 4000 civil service jobs out of the Copenhagen area. The official press release from the DKPTO can be found here. Some puff pieces about the event appeared in the Danish press. Photos of the event showing Poulsen and Kongstad are shown above. If anyone who is Danish-speaking and lives in Denmark can tip Danish journalists about our series of Danish stories, please do so. We have provided plenty of material for further investigation.

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