Tag: Media in Russia

Russia Update: 85% of Russians Get Their News From TV But Nearly Half Don’t Trust It

December 16, 2015

A recent Levada poll in Russia has found that most Russians, 85%, get their news from television stations, which are mainly state-owned or pro-Kremlin, but nearly half, or 41%, don’t trust the news they are getting. Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian […]

Ekho Moskvy Sets New, Restrictive Guidelines For Journalists

December 23, 2014

Russia’s well-regarded Ekho Moskvy radio station, which has long attempted to maintain political independence despite the increasingly hypoxic climate for dissenting media and pressure from shareholders (the station is owned by Gazprom-Media), has today, facing an acute crisis since last month¬†when the station received a warning from Roskomnadzor (the Russian media regulator) and an intervention […]