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ISSN 2043-7633

Issue 7

Russian Elections and Digital Media

Editorial – Issue 7

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At the time of the global meltdown, the ‘Russian winter’ was hugely anticipated but never accurately predicted. Equally, the revolutionary events of 2011-12, just like those of …
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Online Public Discussions among Russian Ordinary Citizens (Beyond Political Mobilisation)

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Online debates among ordinary people discussing current affairs are typically viewed through the lens of political mobilisation and dismissed on various grounds – due to their unintelligibility, incivility, lack of …
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(Re)Creating the Soviet Past in Russian Digital Communities: Between Memory and Mythmaking

The article examines different strategies of creation, mediation and protection of mythologized Soviet memory within a sample of Russian-language digital communities. The article argues that, while a positive, mythologized memory …
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Online News and Virtual Editing (Interview with Roman Dobrokhotov, editor of Slon.ru)

The title of the submission is derived from the name of the experimental on-line news portal Slon.ru where ‘slon’ means ‘elephant’ in Russian. The portal was launched in 2009 by …
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BBC’s Video Hub: Working in the Post-Broadcast Era (Interview with Zoya Trunova, BBC editor)

The BBC World Service is the world’s largest international broadcaster, broadcasting in 27 languages to many parts of the world via a wide range of technologies, including analogue and digital …
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Russian 2011-12 Elections and Digital Media

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Issue 7 – Special Cluster

 

 

 

Networked Putinism: The Fading Days of the (Broadcast)

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Networked Putinism: The Fading Days of the (Broadcast) Era

America’s Gaze: Old and New Media Coverage of the 2012 Presidential Elections Robert Saunders

America’s Gaze: Old and New Media Coverage of the 2012 Presidential Elections

Crying Putin: Contemporary Political Iconography

Crying Putin: Contemporary Political Iconography

Considering Contradictions of the Winter Political Street Festival

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Considering Contradictions of the Winter Political Street Festival

For Fair Elections: Protest Activity in Social Media

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‘For Fair Elections’: Protest Activity in Social Media

Computer Patriotism in Election Debates

‘Computer Patriotism’ in Election Debates

Miniature Protests: ‘Nanodemonstrations’ as Media Events

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Miniature Protests: ‘Nanodemonstrations’ as Media Events

Internet as an Election Tool: Putin and Prokhorov

Internet as an Election Tool: Putin and Prokhorov

Social Media and Protest Movement in Samara: The Observer’s Perspective

Social Media and Protest Movement in Samara: The Observer’s Perspective

Networked City: Ascribing, Appropriating and Planning

Networked City: Ascribing, Appropriating and Planning

Social Media, Mobilisation and Protest Slogans in Moscow and Beyond

Social Media, Mobilisation and Protest Slogans in Moscow and Beyond

Moscow as a Digital Pattern: Alexey Beliayev-Guintovt’s Imperial Loops

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Moscow as a Digital Pattern: Alexey Beliayev-Guintovt’s Imperial Loops