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Television, power, and the public in Russia

Author: Ellen Propper Mickiewicz
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
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"The Russian media are widely seen to be increasingly controlled by the government. Leaders buy up dissenting television channels and pour money in as fast as it hemorrhages out. As a result, TV news has become narrower in scope and in the range of viewpoints which it reflects: leaders demand assimilation and shut down dissenting stations. Using original and extensive focus group research, Ellen Mickiewicz unveils a  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen Propper Mickiewicz
ISBN: 9780521888561 0521888565 9780521716758 0521716756
OCLC Number: 174449694
Description: viii, 212 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The missing term in the equation --
Detecting channels --
Election news and angry viewers --
Excavating concealed tradeoffs --
Soviet television : Russian memories --
Endings --
The other side of the screen.
Responsibility: Ellen Mickiewicz.
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Russian leaders are increasingly controlling the media, assuming that viewers will automatically assimilate the messages it broadcasts. This is the first book to reveal what the Russian audience  Read more...


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'Television, Power, and the Public in Russia by Ellen Mickiewicz, a highly respected authority on the political role of television in Russia, provides surprising and significant insights into the gap Read more...

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