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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:


Sustainability and Media management

Networking and Capacity building

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

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

Fostering cross-border cooperation between journalists and media outlets.

  • Three-week investigative Journalism for Future Challenges programme
  • Week-long Safety trainings
  • Summer School on Investigative Reporting
  • Masterclasses on Macroeconomics and Politics
  • Data Journalism and News verification trainings
  • AI training programme
  • International Ander Forum Reinventing Media Business 
  • Four-week Mini-MBA programme for top Media Management
  • Three-week Media Management programme for mid-level managers
  • Week-long Newsroom Management programme
  • Youth Journalism training programmes and internships
  • Monthly Media manager network meetings
  • Independent Russian Language Media network
  • Evening School for Latvian Journalists
  • Media Hub – a community of exile media workers and their families from Ukraine, Belarus, Russia and other countries rebuilding together

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.

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