Nov 17, 2015

The festival of documentary films and television programs "Northern Character-2015" will be held 26-28 November in Murmansk at several cultural and artistic sites involving in its orbit people of different ages, occupations and interests.


Oct 29, 2015

The Russian legislation on mass media is becoming tougher and more extensive.  How can journalists and media work under the circumstances – this was in the focus of discussion at the seminar the Center  for Defense of Rights of Journalists and Media (project Barents Press – ed.) held in Murmansk.

Oct 23, 2015

"The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.” - Saint Augustine

Barents Press Sweden has with support by the Swedish Institute and the Northern County Administrative Boards in Sweden been able to travel to Kirkenes and Murmansk. The main focus was to visit and meet with Norwegian and Russian journalists working in the Barents region.

Dec 20, 2014

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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