Olga Baysha is a doctoral student at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication in the University of Colorado at Boulder, USA. Previously, she worked as a news reporter and editor in Kharkiv, Ukraine, then as an editor-in-chief of a documentary production company in Kyiv, Ukraine. Olga’s main research interests are collective memories, social construction of meaning and identity, critical cultural studies, theories of deliberative democracy and global communication. Her PhD thesis is on the transformation of the structure of feeling in post-Soviet Ukraine.
This study investigates one such case study – the outburst of anti-Americanism among Russia Internet users during the Russia-Georgia military crisis of 2008. The paper analyzes the discussions of Washington … Read More