August 29 there was held a Skype conference of Barents Press Russia board. Met Journalists from Karelia, Arkhangelsk and Murmansk got together to discussed future plans and distributed the responsibility among the regional boards.
Investigative Journalism Support Foundation together with Glasnost Defence Foundation supported with the Journalistic Union of Karelia make up a group of participants for a training course within the program "Investigative Journalism and the blogosphere ".
New oil and gas journalistic course
The participants will visit the cities connected with sea oil deposit exploration in Hammerfest, Stavanger and the capital of Norway - Oslo.
The course leader is Elnar Seljevold, «Consult Inform». The programme organizer is Elena Larionova, Barents Press.
All the expenses are provided by the organizers of the seminar.
Journalists writing on the gas and oil topic from Murmansk, Arkhangelsk region, Komi Republic and Nenets Autonomous District are welcome.
Deadline is April 2, 2010.
More detailed information and application form is evaluable in English.
Translated by Irina Bykova.