April 20th, 2011

Staying alive: Russian reporters turn to entertainment

Check out this video portrait of what’s happening to journalists in the age of Putin. Instead of becoming investigative reporters, some young journalists are turning to entertainment journalism as a way of avoiding violence.

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    Hard to believe Novaya Gazeta has lost so many journalists in one decade. The production value might not wow you, but...
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