Calendar 2017

Calendar 2017

January 2017

14.01.

Debate Leader School:  Media Literacy for Teachers and Students

26.01.

Introduction to Media Literacy for SSE Riga students

February 2017

01.02.

Public Debate: Quo tu doma?

02.02.

Introduction to Media Literacy for SSE Riga students

04.-05.02.

News Verification Training with Fergus Bell

11.02.

Debate Leader School: Media Literacy for Teachers and Students

16. & 23.02.

Introduction to Media Literacy for SSE Riga students

March 2017

02.03. Public Debate: Quo tu doma?
02.03. Introduction to Media Literacy for SSE Riga students

13.-18.03.

Future Media Management Programme - training programme for journalists and media managers from Russia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine who direct independent news outlets and want to develop sustainable business models for their enterprises.
Module 2 - www.mediamanagement.lv

16.03. Seminar for journalists on Executive orders and decision-making process in USA

17.03

Latvian Journalist Association Annual Conference/ Award Ceremony

18.03.

Debate Leader School/Media Literacy for Teachers and Students

April 2017

05.04.              

  Public Debate: Quo tu doma?

29.04.

Debate Leader School: Media Literacy for Teachers and Students

May 2017

08.-11.05.

Conference: Corruption, Tax Evasion and Institutions

17.-19.05. Training on Investigative Journalism
24.05. 

Masterclass on Feature Writing with Kevin Van Valkenburg- the senior writer for ESPN magazine

June 2017

01.-03.06. Digit School in Minsk (Belarus Press Club), Module 1

05.-09.06.

Journalism Summer School for youth in Tallinn

08.-10.06. Digit School in Minsk (Belarus Press Club), Module 2
09.-11.06. Future Leaders Academy, Module 3 

12.-17.06.

Future Media Management Programme - training programme for journalists and media managers from Russia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine who direct independent news outlets and want to develop sustainable business models for their enterprises.
Module 3 - www.mediamanagement.lv

20.06. Refugee Day Celebration (the UN Refugee Agency)
26.-30.06. Journalism for Future Challenges- program for early career journalists from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine who are looking to expand their investigative reporting skills, with a focus on organized crime and corruption, as well as to expand their professional network.
Module 1 - www.mediatraining.lv
30.06.

Seminars and Activities at Festival Lampa

14:00-15:30 Lecture by author Per T.Ohlsson: Why Sweden beats others countries at just about everything?

18:00-19.30 Truth or fake news – quiz on Investigative Journalism (Re:Baltica)

20:00-21:30 Simulation game “What would politicans publish if they were journalists?” (Providus)

22:00-0:00 Conversations to a beat (Party/slam poetry/DJ battle)

 

 

July 2017

01.07.

Seminars and Activities at Festival Lampa

10:00-11.30 “Positive” news only – Breakfast with journalists

16:00-17.30 Corruption in sports. Discussion with Transparency International Lithuania (Delna)

August 2017

6-13.08 "Ferma" - Meduza Summer School for Journalists
16.08. Masterclass by Ben Dreyfuss- editor of Mother Jones on How to increase your audience and be an independent, yet popular media
16.-19.08. Summer School on Investigative Reporting
www.mediaschool.lv
21.-25.08.

Journalism for Future Challenges- program for early career journalists from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine who are looking to expand their investigative reporting skills, with a focus on organized crime and corruption, as well as to expand their professional network.
Module 2 - www.mediatraining.lv

September 2017
01.-30.09. Receiving nominations for "Peter Greste Freedom of Speech Award" in Baltics
08.-10.09. Future Leaders Academy, Module 4
11.09. Call of proposals "Support for young media content developers" in Latvia

11.-18.09.

Future Media Management Programme - training programme for journalists and media managers from Russia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine who direct independent news outlets and want to develop sustainable business models for their enterprises.
Module 3 - www.mediamanagement.lv

18.-23.09. New Media Forum - video training for journalists
22.-24.09. Future Leaders Academy, Module 5  

25.09

Open Lecture on Banking: “Swimming with the Sharks” by journalist Joris Luyendijk 

October 2017

 

01.-25.10. Receiving nominations for "Peter Greste Freedom of Speech Award"
11.10. Closing call  "Support for young media content developers'' project
18.10. The Olof Palme lectures. Swedish political scientist and sociologistJoakim Palme - the eldest son of Olof Palme – will be speaking on building welfare society
23.-26.10. "Support for young media content developers" Award Ceremony

November 2017

01.-02.11. Fojo Media Institute Conference 
03.-05.11. Media Network Meeting and Security training for Editors
TBA Fojo Media Institute Conference
16.-19.11.

Global Investigative Journalist Network Conference in Johannesburg

27.01.-01.12.

Journalism for Future Challenges - program for early career journalists from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine who are looking to expand their investigative reporting skills, with a focus on organized crime and corruption, as well as to expand their professional network.
Module 3 - www.mediatraining.lv

28.-29.11.

Open lecture with Andrew Jennings, the journalist who revealed the FIFA corruption scandal

December 2017

01.12. Peter Greste Freedom of Speech Award Ceremony
04.-08.12.

Entrepreneurshipprogram for Journalists (Fojo Media Institute). Module 1

11.-12.12. Young journalist training in Tallinn
14.12. The Olof Palme lecture by Lena Sommestad- Swedish Social Democratic politician and economic historian who was also the Minister for the Environment in the Ministry of Sustainable Development
TBA Entrepreneurship program for Journalists (Fojo Media Institute)

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Programme Manager
Sabīne Sīle-Eglīte
sabine.sile@sseriga.edu