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Dec 14, 2014

Notes after the international film festival "The Northern Character"

The festival "The Northern Character" was held in Murmansk for the seventh time. This year there were announced more than hundred works of journalists and documentary filmmakers from Russia, Abkhazia, Norway, Sweden, France, Finland, Canada and Greece in seven categories, including "documentary", "essay", "TV show", "short fiction".

Dec 12, 2014
In Petrozavodsk there was held a seminar for journalists of regional newspapers and administrations’ press services. It was organized by Regional branch of the Popular Front of Karelia, the Ministry of the Republic of Karelia for national politics, relations with public and religious associations and mass media and journalistic network Barents Press International.
Dec 1, 2014

In February 2015 after two years, the Norwegian Kirkenes will again meet the grand festival Barents Spectacle. The Barents Secretariat invites a group of 10 Russian journalists to arrive in Kirkenes from 4 to 8 February 2015.

 

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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