Russian journalists and social media: updated traditions and new challenges
2014 (English)In: Central European Journal of Communication, ISSN 1899-5101, Vol. 7, no 2, 273-290 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
The Russian journalism has certain peculiarities based on deeply rooted traditions and state of the modern media system. It has developed a double professional culture; on the one hand it has been serving the state interests and on the other hand journalism has been a mission of enligthment and education in the tradition of the “intelligentia”. New technologies drastically affect media work. Since the mid of 2000s the introduction of social media challenged journalists’ role in society as well as professional practices and norms. This paper discusses an existence of pattern of using social media by Russian journalists based on historical roots and socio-cultural and political background.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Wroclaw, 2014. Vol. 7, no 2, 273-290 p.
Web 2.0; journalists; Russia; Facebook; Twitter; blogs; LiveJournal; role of journalist; social media
Media and Communications
Research subject Politics, Economy and the Organization of Society; Baltic and East European studies
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-24540Local ID: 1333/42/2010OAI: oai:DiVA.org:sh-24540DiVA: diva2:745151
ProjectsJournalism in change
FunderThe Foundation for Baltic and East European Studies