Izvestiya of Saratov University.
ISSN 1817-7115 (Print)
ISSN 2541-898X (Online)

S. P. Shevyrev

Evaluation Criteria of Journalistic Activity and Media-Critiсal Genres in Moskovsky Vestnik (Moscow Herald) by M. P. Pogodin

The article analyzes the media-critical texts of M. Pogodin’s Moskovsky Vestnik (Moscow Herald) and identifies the criteria for evaluating journalistic work and works of journalistic creativity, typical for the first third of the 19th century – the period of the journalistic criticism formation. Two most popular genres in journalistic criticism of that time are considered – a letter to the publisher and a review of the periodical press.