Russia's Liberal Media : Handcuffed but Free Hardback
Part of the Routledge Research in Journalism series
This book examines the challenges and pressures liberal journalists face in Putin's Russia.
It presents the findings of an in-depth qualitative study, which included ethnographic observations of editorial meetings during the conflict in Ukraine.
It also provides a theoretical framework for evaluating the Russian media system and a historical overview of the development of liberal media in the country.
The book focuses on some of Russia's most influential liberal national news outlets: "the deadliest" newspaper Novaya Gazeta, "Russia's last independent radio station" Radio Echo of Moscow (Ekho Moskvy) and US Congress-funded Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty.
The fieldwork included ethnographic observations of editorial meetings, long interviews with editors and journalists as well as documentary analysis.
The monograph makes theoretical contributions to three main areas: 1.
Media systems and terms of reference. 2. Journalism: cultures, role conceptions, and relationship with power, culture and society. 3. Mediatisation of conflict and nationhood.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 222 pages, 5 Halftones, black and white; 1 Tables, black and white; 5 Illustrations, black and white
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 29/03/2018
- Category: Media studies
- ISBN: 9781138237285