Training Programmes



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Indicators and impact since 2010​

Independent media plays a significant role in improving government accountability and reducing corruption in the country, thus we strive to strengthen cross-boarder investigative journalism and sustainable media businesses by way of training programmes, networking and support.

The Centre's activities are focused around three priorities:

Investigative Reporting

Sustainability and Media management

Networking and capacity building

delivers support and training for journalists on how to investigate corruption and organised crime on a global scale.

delivers support and training programmes in business strategy, finance, leadership and management for independent media.

fosters cross-border cooperation between journalists and media outlets.

  • Three-week investigative Journalism for Future Challenges programme
  • Week-long Safety trainings
  • Summer School on Investigative Journalism
  • Masterclasses on Macroeconomics and Politics
  • Data Journalism and News verification trainings
  • International Ander Forum Reinventing Media Business addressing sustainability, newsroom management, technology and innovation advances in media
  • Four-week Mini-MBA programme for top Media Management
  • Three-week Media Management programme for mid-level managers
  • Week-long Newsroom Management programme
  • Monthly media manager network meetings
  • Seven-day Self-management programme
  • Youth Journalism training programmes and internships
  • Member of the Global Investigative Journalism Network
  • Member of World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers(WAN-IFRA)
  • Member of the Latvian Media Ethics Council

Established and evolving thanks to the continuous support from “Anne-Marie och Gustaf Anders Stiftelse för Mediaforskning”, named after late Gustaf Ander, a prominent Swedish publisher who along with his wife Anne-Marie, built a media house around Nya Wermlands-Tidningen in Karlstad. 

The Anne-Marie and Gustaf Ander Centre for Media Studies plays an important role in the fulfilment of the SSE Riga mission: To contribute to the economic, social and democratic development of the region.