All Posts Tagged With: "journalism"

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A correspondent for the news portal was arrested after photographing a protester at a Day of Wrath protest in Penza; it is not the first time he’s been harassed by the police.

May 13, 2011 | Continued
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Investigators Deny ‘Stolen Wife’ Motive in Kashin’s Attack

Beaten journalist Oleg Kashin says investigators seem to believe his attack to have been prompted by a jealous husband whose wife he supposedly stole, but are too shy to announce and deny it to Kashin himself.

Feb 16, 2011 | Continued
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Ingush Newspaper Editor Shot in Car

The editor-in-chief of a regional Ingush newspaper has been shot in his car by unknown assailants; colleagues say it could have been motivated by anti-corruption materials published by the newspaper.

Nov 23, 2010 | Continued
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Russian Journalist in Critical Condition after Attack

Russian police are investigating an attack on journalist Oleg Kashin as attempted murder, with colleagues asserting that the attack was connected to Kashin’s professional work.

Nov 6, 2010 | Continued
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26-Year-Old Journalist Found Dead in Moscow Apartment (updated)

The body of Russian journalist Dmitri Okkert was found with more than thirty knife wounds in his Moscow apartment on Friday morning. An investigation is currently underway.

Jun 25, 2010 | Continued
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Violations of Journalists Rights Leading to More Censorship, Self-Censorship

Pressure by the police, media companies, and pending federal legislation are among a host of problems that journalists fear are leading to greater censorship and self-censorship within the Russian media.

May 25, 2010 | Continued
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Putin and Kadyrov Among ‘Predators of Press Freedom’

Reporters Without Borders has published a list of forty “Predators of Press Freedom,” including Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chechen President Razman Kadyrov.

May 4, 2010 | Continued
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Freedom House: Russian Media Environment ‘Repressive and Dangerous’

Freedom House has released its annual report on global press freedom, ranking Russia 175 out of 196 countries and slamming the country for a host of repressive practices.

Apr 29, 2010 | Continued
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A Crooked Broadcast

Having chosen to air dramas instead of covering Moscow’s worst terrorist attacks in the past six years, Russia’s state-controlled television has become “a virtual form of reality,” writes columnist Natalia Gevorkyan.

Apr 2, 2010 | Continued
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Russian Police Accuse Media of Shoddy Journalism

The Russian Internal Ministry is accusing the media of an intentional campaign to discredit the OMON security forces and blaming journalists for shoddy fact-checking in response to an article accusing them of using slave labor.

Feb 23, 2010 | Continued