Two Generations of Contemporary Russian Journalists

  title={Two Generations of Contemporary Russian Journalists},
  author={Svetlana Pasti},
  journal={European Journal of Communication},
  pages={115 - 89}
  • Svetlana Pasti
  • Published 1 March 2005
  • Political Science
  • European Journal of Communication
This study explores the professional roles of Russian journalists, from the perspective of 30 practitioners working in St Petersburg at the end of the 1990s. The aim is to describe how journalism has developed, what attitudes and work values professionals hold and what the prospects for the future of journalism are. A central finding is that there are two types of professional roles within contemporary journalism, representing two types of professional subculture: the old generation… 

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