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Apr 10, 2014

The EU banned the author and the presenter of the program "Vesti Nedeli" Dmitry Kiselyov entry to the countries of the Union. Thus, he lost even a hypothetical chance to come to the annual conference organized by Barents Press International which will take place from 24 to 27 April in Kirkenes.

Apr 3, 2014
In Petrozavodsk there was organized a professional training for young journalists on the problems of coverage topics related to extremism.
Mar 31, 2014

"Investigative journalism is going through Golden age," - says David Leigh, , a leading journalist of British newspaper "The Guardian". He told the investigative journalists how his newspaper and another four largest newspapers of the world conducted investigation on the basis of materials which they gave Julian Assange with his scandalous Wikileaks. David called Assange and his followers "hacktivists".

Feb 5, 2014
 

New oil and gas journalistic course

Mar 19, 2010


Journalists from Barents Russia are invited to send applications for the course «Oil and gas development is the main perspective of the North». Nine chosen participants will go to a study trip to Norway from 28 April to 7 May, 2010.

This will be the fourth course for journalists devoted to the peculiarities of such topics as «Big oil». The course will be held by Norwegian «Consult Inform» centre and Barents Press with the support of Norway MFA and «Statoil» company.

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.

Elena Larionova

Translated by Irina Bykova.

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