Sustainability in Covid era – for Independent Russian language Media in Estonia 2022

June 9 & June 20

Online, Zoom platform

The project aims to provide journalists, editors, and media managers of the independent Russian-language media outlets in Estonia with new skills, knowledge, and insights to become more resilient. The hybrid format of the project includes both online and offline training and consultations. The project is continuing the training series which started in 2021.

The project is organized by the Centre for Media Studies at Stockholm School of Economics in Riga. The programme will be led by well-known professional journalists, media managers and lecturers.

For additional information: please, contact the Programme Coordinator:

Julia Rodina (


A group of up to 20 Russian-speaking media professionals will be chosen from the applicants to take part in the series of training and consultations. The participants, whose applications will be chosen, will be personally contacted by the organizers.


The scholarship programme ensures free participation for the participants throughout the training.

For additional information: please, contact the Programme Coordinator:

Julia Rodina 


The training will be in Russian language.

Application Deadline: June 5, 2022.


June 9th


How to prevent burn-out. Coping mechanisms and tools for journalists when covering war and working with tragic topics.

Dr Taras Ivaschenko

psychotherapist, specialist in psychosomatic medicine, consulting patients and taking part in SSE Riga Media Centre projects for journalists

June 20th


Defining and creating your brand.

Maria Leonova

media consultant with international experience, Jnomics and the Fix media outlet project lead, chief marketing officer at

June - July (TBA to the registered participants)

on-site training and event in Tallinn

Marketing for media in 2022 – what are the main changes and trends we can predict. Launching new projects in 2022 – is it possible?

Aleksander Amzin

media expert, author, founder of Signal project (Meduza), journalist of the Kit project, founder of the media for journalists, worked as publisher at the Bell and consulted media outlets and companies from other fields