Scientific section. Journalism

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.

Witnesses’ Evidence as One of the Techniques of Information Manipulation in Mass Media

The article studies instances of information tweaking in mass media texts. The author considers the pressure on the audience on the example of such a technique as bringing in the evidence of the witnesses. The article draws on the texts published in socio-political periodicals Rossiyskaya Gazeta, Izvestiya, Moskovskiy Komsomolets.

The Fiction and Reality Relationship in the Literary Criticism of the New Journals of the Second Half of the 1990s

The literary critics of the second half of the 1990s who analyzed the evolution of the literary process can be split into two groups: traditionalists who stood up for the dominance of fiction in poetry and prose, and those who supported non-fiction.

Communicative and Speech Strategies of Representing Scottish National Identity (on the Material of the Regional Analytical Blogs and News Websites)

The author of the article singles out the main strategies of representing Scottish national identity, identifies their historical determination, and presents their link with current world-wide political trends.

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