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ISSN 2043-7633

Issue 5

Transmedial Practices in Post-Communist Spaces

Editorial – Issue 5

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The apex of media separation curiously coincided with the Cold War, a period when clear boundaries were established not only between ideological spaces but also between media …
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New Media, Resistance and Democratic Revolution in Serbia 1995-2000

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The article analyses the use of new media by the resistance to Slobodan Milošević’s regime in Serbia in 1995-2000. It focuses on the early use of the internet by the …
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Virtual Rusophonia: Language Policy as ‘Soft Power’ in the New Media Age

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Debates on Russian language policy in the internet age have typically focused either on the formal degradation of language by a variety of internal and external forces of corruption or …
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Time and Space Games on Akunin’s Virtual Pages

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The widespread adoption of new technologies in everyday life has had a significant impact on book culture. New media, for example, the internet, have been sometimes described as being incompatible …
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LitRes. A Critical Review of Russia’s e-Book Seller No1

While in the US the electronic book sector has been prospering since the introduction of comfortable reading devices such as Amazons Kindle or Apples iPad, the Russian market for e-books …
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Convergence of Internet News Media and Social Networks on Runet: A New Public Sphere or a Space of Control?

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Online news sites and social media in Russia are emerging at present. Their convergence constructs a type of media system that helps overcome the disconnected character of traditional media. Audiences …
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Levinton ringtone: Artist’s statment

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This ringtone is called Levinton. I composed it to celebrate academic achievements of Georgii Akhillovich Levinton, outstanding Russian philologist and folklorist. Based in Saint Petersburg, he is the author of …
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Digital Stages festival of performance

Digital Stages: Exploring Technology in Performing Arts festival was organised by Glaz, a London-based art and film company that promotes innovative ways of exhibiting film and organizes experimental art festivals. …
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Kino-teatr.ru: Contemporary Cinephiles at Work

This essay has as its focus the cinephilic website kino-teatr.ru, whose aim is to facilitate film-talk among a large community of cinema afficianados on Runet. Central to the successful functioning …
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