Scientific section. Journalism

M. P. Davydov – a Forgotten Old Believer Journalist from Saratov

The article considers Old Believer journalism of the beginning of the ХХth century and the journalistic legacy of M. P. Davydov, a Saratov journalist who actively contributed to the leading Old Believers’ journals of that time. The bibliography of his published articles is presented; as well as short excerpts of some articles; the author’s biographical data and his pen-names are specified.

The Peasant Question on the Pages of Economicheskiy Ukazatel’ (1857–1861) of I. V. Vernadsky

The article describes the main conditions and trends in the development of periodicals of the turn of the 1850–1860s, in particular the newspapers and magazines of business. Special attention is paid to the position of I. V. Vernadsky’s magazine Economicheskiy Ukazatel’ (Economic Guide) in relation to the peasant question.

The Study of Special Aspects of Microblog Text Comprehension (on the Material of the Text Comment)

The article deals with psycholinguistic mechanisms of a microblog text comprehension and interpretation. The article demonstrates the results of the comparative analysis of content and relative reaction interaction in the process of different text type comprehension; the results given were received with the help of the «counter-text» method.

The Features of TV and Radio Channels’ Integration with Social Networks in Chuvash Republic

The article considers the interaction of electronic mass media of Chuvash Republic with social networks. The authors identify the features of such integration of the state and commercial broadcasters, analyze the contents of the most successful mass media of the region, evaluate the editorial boards’ policies towards managing the activities promoting their mass media in social networks.

‘Labeling’ as a Technique of Information Manipulation in Mass Media

The article considers the issue of information manipulation in mass media texts. One of the manipulative techniques – labeling – is researched. The examples from the modern general interest media (Rossiyskaya gazeta, Novaya gazeta, Moskovsky komsomolets) are analyzed.

Representing Judicial Power in the Russian and English Printed Media Discourse: Activation Strategy

The author examines discursive means of framing the judiciary system image that actualizes the activation strategy. The paper focuses on two variants of this strategy: positive and negative ones constructing a positive or a negative image of judicial power respectively.

Literary Reviews in Book Reviewers’ Experience

The author considers the experience of book reviewers in modern printed and social media focusing on the properties of literary reviews and related genres, on their modern goals, and on their taskrelated communicative characteristics.

Verbal Reactions to Evaluative Negative Statements (on the Material of a Political Interview)

The article considers ways and means of verbal reactions of the Russian and the American presidents to the evaluative negative statements of mass media representatives in the course of interviews and press-conferences.

Blogosphere as a Literary Environment: a «Digital» Reader of Evgeny Grishkovets

The article considers literary texts and diary entries Evgeny Grishkovets which establish close links between the World wide web and the forms of traditional literary publication. Pieces of literature created by the popular writer and blogger in the context of social networks designate significant trends and features of the Russian literary process of the beginning of the XXIst century. Philological analysis is focused on the problem of the reader (categories of the «real reader» and the «implicit reader») in the works by Evgeny Grishkovets.

Editorial Management Transformation Under the Digitalization Influence

The article presents the theoretical analysis of editorial management transformation given the rapid digitalization in mass media. The author describes the system of influencing factors of changes and explores the main managerial implications. The author insists on the controversial nature of digitalization in mass media which set a range of challenges for managers.

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