Russia:Media and Society, Disconnected
Since 2000, Russian TV has gradually transformed itself into a kind of public theater. Most networks reflect the priorities of government leadership while most citizens appear not to care. Russian viewers continue to swear by a "first citizen," a role Vladimir Putin has occupied for nearly a decade. With newspapers nearly out of the picture, the online world becoming the only available ‘opposition’ choice.
- Thursday, 27 June 2013