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It is interesting to learn from colleagues

Mar 2, 2010


Olga Sukhanova, journalism teacher from the Murmansk Humanities Institute with thirteen colleagues from the North - West Russia went on a study visit to Norway and Finland. ''I am interested to learn from colleagues, and like the practical orientation of journalistic training in the Nordic countries'', - says Olga.

This is the second study visit for teachers, organized by the Nordic Journalist Center (Århus, Denmark) and the Regional Press Institute (St. Petersburg).

In this project last year the teachers visited Denmark. This year they are going to journalism department of the Oslo Business School and to the well-known Norwegian Journalistic High School in Volda.
The second part of the study tour will take place in Finland. Russian teachers will visit the universities of Helsinki and Tampere.

Teachers from the Barents region: Murmansk, Arkhangelsk and Petrozavodsk take part in the study visit.
The peculiarity of this trip that it, together with teachers from the Barents Russia and St. Petersburg are involved their colleagues from Kaliningrad, Pskov and Vologda. Like the last year, course leader is Danish journalist Trine Smistrup. Trine has been responsible for cooperation with Russia for many years, Scandinavian colleagues know her as an author very interesting analysis of contemporary Russian media. The is published on the website of the Nordic Journalist Center

Elena Larionova

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