Nov 26, 2015
At the working meeting of members of the International Board of Barents Press in Saariselkä, in the cottage owned by the Union of journalists of Finland, there is no Internet. And for quite a long time there was no TV. And other forms of communication. Journalists must break from information talking, reading, sitting by the fireplace, sweating in the sauna and diving into the icy river.
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.

Dec 20, 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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