The Annual Barents Press International Conference in April Haparanda appeared unforgettable. According to many in attendance it was one of the best. We are very grateful to the hosts – Barents Press Sweden! What do the young participants think back about? Here’re some viewpoints from different countries.
How can media not lose readers, listeners and viewers and not lose their social role in society? Is journalism to die or to become a new "business niche"? These issues were discussed by journalists from Norway, Finland, Sweden and Russia at the annual conference of the journalistic network Barents Press International in late April in the Swedish city of Haparanda.
Reggae Rock and Rights tour
Photo: Jonas Sjökvist Karlsbakk
The filmcrew followed the Reggae Rock and Rights pilot tour when they met students in secondary schools in all of the Barents countries to look for co-creators and collect ideas for the RRR-tour. The festivaltour starts in february 2011.
– The pilotfilm has given us really good ideas for how the tour should be organized, says Ylva Maria Pavval.
Adam W. Zetterqvist