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May 4, 2016

How can media not lose readers, listeners and viewers and not lose their social role in society? Is journalism to die or to become a new "business niche"? These issues were discussed by journalists from Norway, Finland, Sweden and Russia at the annual conference of the journalistic network Barents Press International in late April in the Swedish city of Haparanda.

Apr 22, 2016
The annual Barents Press conference - 2016 has started today in the city of Haparanda, Sweden. The main topic discussed is digitalization of media. A hundred of participants from four Barents areas and the hottest speeches and speakers.
 
Mar 25, 2016

A course for journalists on Svalbard, 2th – 6th of May 2016

Some say it´s difficult to understand the relation between Russia and Norway without understanding Svalbard. What is really  going on in this  islands? What is the history behind Svalbard and the Svalbard treaty?

 

 

Journalism and human rights

Mar 5, 2010


We invite young journalists and students of journalism to take part in the seminar to be held March 22-23, 2010 in Murmansk.

We look forward to meeting in Murmansk Russian human rights activist Svetlana Gannushkina who is nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010. Selected participants will also have the opportunity to meet the Deputy Secretary General of the Norwegian Helsinki Committee, Gunnar M. Ekeløve Slydal and Geir Seljeseth - Moscow correspondent of the leading Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten.

Topics for discussion:

- Human rights in the international aspect. Press freedom, democratic institutions that stand to protect these values.
- Ethics in journalism.
- The rights of journalists.
- The right to education and work
- Investigative journalism.
- Censorship and self-censorship.

Organizers: the Norwegian Helsinki Committee, Barents Press International and Murmansk Humanities Institute.

More information and the application form are available in Russian.

Elena Larionova

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