Tag Archives: Russia

Russian journalists risk safety to cover news

By Rachyl Houterman As Russian government officials continue to curtail freedom of speech across the nation, journalists risk their safety and lives to cover the critical issues and fulfill their roles as the “watchdog,” according to investigations conducted by the … Continue reading

Posted in Blog Post, Journalists' safety | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The Russian government continues to censor its news media

by Parker Reed Russian president Vladimir Putin The Russian news media continues to have stricter requirements and limitations placed on their publications by Russian president Vladimir Putin and his administration. Since coming into power in 2000, president Putin has established … Continue reading

Posted in #UWEauClaire, Blog Post, Broadcast Journalism, cj 222, CJ222, International, Social Media, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Russia cracks down on news media

By Allison Anhalt Since Russia’s conflicts with Ukraine began, media watchdogs have noted that the country has added more propaganda to state owned news and has put more pressure on independent media.  Media is an important part of any society, … Continue reading

Posted in Political Media, Press Freedom | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment