stories

by Anders Palm Olesen

No Rest for
Manila's Dead

They shot him in the foot before he could run. He was pleading, begging for his life. People gathered,
silent gazes. It was evident they had gotten the wrong man yet no one seemed to move.
The killer looked down at Michael Siaron.
“Oh, you don’t want to run?”
The article also appeared in The Ferret.

August 1, 2018

When Saving Lives Becomes a Crime

Refugees crossing the Mediterranean have never faced a higher risk of drowning. This multimedia-piece investigates the EU-policies which have made thousands of unnecessary deaths possible.
Final Project for my MA in Digital Journalism at Goldsmiths, University of London.

January 5, 2018


A Car Drives Into a Crowd

Katie Hopkins deletes tweets and disinformation flourishes. An investigation into Twitter's response to the Melbourne car-attack on 21st December 2017.

November 14, 2017

The Giants of Papua

Like ghosts of the ocean, their lives and migration patterns have always been a mystery. They show up without warning and disappear just as suddenly. But near an Indonesian village, the whale sharks live in a daily symbiosis with local fishermen.
Also published in Danish in Politiken.