Conference on Russian media April 13-14

The Media School Report • April 7, 2017

The Media School, the College of Arts and Humanities Institute and School of Global and International Studies are co-sponsoring a conference, Repression and Resilience in Russia’s Public Sphere, April 13-14 in the Walnut Room in the Indiana Memorial Union.

The first day of the conference will include a workshop based on preliminary papers. Scholars and journalists will discuss government, society and politics. Russian scholars who are currently working on Russian media to secure journalistic standards and voice in the country will be present.

The second day will include two public panels for students, faculty and community members. These panels will focus on Russian media and journalism in a contested environment and will include Russian journalists Alexander Gorbachev, Mikhail Fishman, Anna Sharogradskaya and Sergey Parkhomenko, as well as Media School professor of practice Elaine Monaghan and University of Maryland professor Sarah Oates. Distinguished Fellow Maria Lipman will moderate the panel discussions. The first panel will discuss media strategies and the second will focus on maintaining journalistic ethics.

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