Scientific section. Journalism

Journalist Education and Philology: Continued Alliance or Contemplated Divorce?

The article deals with the questions related to the role of philological knowledge and literary culture in modern higher education of journalists. In particular, the assertion that the philological subjects proper addressed to the Bachelors of Journalism successfully accomplish their didactic task, being on a large scale practically oriented, is strongly reinforced.

Tthe Manifestation of Social, Ethnic and Cultural Identity in the National Periodicals (Based on the Material of the Chechen Journal NANA)

The article considers the role of national periodicals in the context of national cultural values, which exist in the media. The author considers the problem of social and ethno-cultural identity as a factor in forming the image of the nation.

Writer – Reader – Critic on the Internet

The purpose of the article is to show how and by what means the Internet has influenced the correlation of the concepts ‘author’, ‘reader’, and ‘critic’ in the modern literary process.

«Chekhov Review» of the Journal Zavety (Covenants) (1912–1914)

Journal Zavety (Covenants) focused primarily on Russian classical literature. The article considers several points of view on the personality and legacy of Chekhov that the journal offered to its readers; similar and controversial aspects are distinguished; the outline of the edition programme attitude to the writer is traced.

Media Discourse vs. Newspaper Style

The article is devoted to the comparative investigation of different approaches to linguistic studies of the media language. The following tasks are being solved in the course of our work: theoretical issues concerning the differentiation of the notions of functional style and discourse are defined; the above mentioned studies are analyzed in their relation to each other; distinctive media discourse and newspaper style features are highlighted.

Literary Materials in the Newspaper Izvestiya VZIK in the 1920–1923

The article presents the analysis of literary materials published on the pages of the newspaper Izvestiya VZIK (All-Russian Central Executive Committee News) in the 1920–1923, which give an understanding of the requirements imposed on the reader, writer, critic, literary work; the article focuses on the works by P. S. Kogan and A. V. Lunacharsky.

Competence Approach in Tefl for Future Journalists

The article considers the use of various methods in terms of competence approach to teaching future journalists foreign languages.

Communication Failures in the Speech of Contemporary Educational Television Programmes Presenters: Reasons and Consequences

The article examines the main and most common causes of communication failures that can lead to misunderstanding between the presenter of an educational television programme and the mass addressee. However, there are such communication failures that can be prevented.

Communicative Effectiveness of Publications in the Journal Druzhba Narodov (Friendship of Nations) on the National Question: Ethnocultural Aspect

The article offers the ethno-cultural context of analyzing the journal Druzhba Narodov (Friendship of Nations) in order to identify the communicative effectiveness of the publications of the said periodical on national issues.