Scientific section. Journalism

Features of Experimental Television Stations Development in the USA in the First Half of the XXth Century

The article presents a comparative analysis of how experimental TV stations worked in the US in the first half of the XXth century in the cities of Washington, Schenectady, Boston, New York, Long Island City, Los Angeles, Chicago and other; their development features are identified.

Pushkin and Nekrasov’s Traditions in A. T. Tvardovsky’s Journal Novy Mir (Based on A. V. Zhigulin’s Diary)

The subject of analysis in the article is the diary notes of a prominent poet and prose writer of the second half of the XXth century, an ex-prisoner of Stalin’s camps, a native of Voronezh region, A. V. Zhigulin (1930–2000). He wrote about Pushkin and Nekrasov’s traditions in the activities of Novy Mir journal and its editor-in-chief A. T. Tvardovsky (1910–1971).

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.

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