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Author Arutunyan, Anna.
Title The media in Russia / Anna Arutunyan.
Imprint Maidenhead, England ; New York : Open University Press, 2009.

Series National media
National media.
Subject Mass media -- Russia (Federation)
Mass media -- Soviet Union.
Mass media -- Political aspects -- Russia (Federation)
Mass media -- Political aspects -- Soviet Union.
Description 1 online resource (viii, 205 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Front cover; Half title page; Title page; Copyright page; CONTENTS; Dedication; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; Map of Russia; INTRODUCTION; 1 THE CURRENT MEDIA PLAYING FIELD; 2 MEDIA AND POWER: OWNERSHIP IN THE AGE OF FREE MARKET; 3 FREEDOM IN THE RUSSIAN PRESS; 4 THE RUSSIAN NEWSPAPER, THEN AND NOW; 5 TELEVISION AND FILM; 6 THE ROLE OF RADIO: A COMMON EAR; 7 THE INTERNET, BLOGGING AND THE MEDIA OF THE FUTURE; CONCLUSION; NOTES; BIBLIOGRAPHY; TIMELINE; GLOSSARY; INDEX; Back cover.
Summary Introduces readers to the Russian media, its current landscape, and its history. Focusing on how the Government has traditionally controlled the media through censorship, financial involvement, and relations between media moguls and the State, this book analyses to what extent the Russian media has become 'free' since the fall of Communism.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0335239056 (electronic bk.)
9780335239054 (electronic bk.)
1283338084
9781283338080
9780335228904 (hbk.)
0335228909 (hbk.)
0335228895 (pbk.)
9780335228898 (pbk.)
OCLC # 646871818