May 25, 2017 •
Business Models, Ethics and Quality, Media and Politics, Media Economics, Short stories •
by Rukhshona Nazhmidinova
Meduza, a Russian news website based in Latvia, is pioneering a new way to advertise. Audiences are challenged to participate in a game in which they manage a hypothetical Russian media company. When players (almost inevitably) fail they...
April 29, 2015 •
Latest stories, Media and Politics •
by Caroline Lees
Reporting objectively on Russia is increasingly complicated, according to Galina Timchenko. Not only due to pressure from Putin’s government and pro-Kremlin groups, but also because many Russian readers expect reporters to be...
March 13, 2014 •
Media and Politics, Press Freedom •
by Evgeniya Boklage and Rukhshona Nazhmidinova
The editor of a liberal Russian news website Lenta.ru has been fired in a move that many say is part of a Kremlin-backed crackdown on press freedom. Galina Timchenko was fired on March 12 after ten years as editor of the site by the...