Scientific section. Journalism

A. K. Sheller-Mikhailov in the Journal Zhenskiy Vestnik (Women’s Bulletin)

The 1860s turned out to be crucial in forming both Sheller-Mikhailov’s creative identity and his world outlook, his spiritual, moral and aesthetic views, which he had been true to throughout his life journey. Not lengthy in time, but prolific and active participation in Zhenskiy Vestnik holds a specific place in the journal activity of the writer, who rightfully became one of the key and unifying figures in the literary process of the second half of the XIXth century.

Before the Turn: P. P. Blonsky’s Contribution to the Development of Pedagogical Journalism before 1917

The article is dedicated to the participation of a prominent scientist P. P. Blonsky (1884–1941) in pedagogical publications up to and including 1917. The article specially focuses on his collaboration with the journals Vestnik vospitaniya (Education Bulletin) and Svobodnoye vospitaniye (Free education). Based on archive materials, memoires and analysis of publications the conclusion is drawn on the significant contribution of P. P. Blonsky to the pre-Soviet pedagogical press.

Issues of Media Criticism on the Pages of the Weekly Journal Vsemirnaya Illustraziya (World Illustration)

The article presents a review of the issues of the weekly journal Vsemirnaya Illustraziya (World Illustration) from the point of view of the history of the Russian journalistic criticism. The views of the journal editorial board on the rights and duties of the periodical papers depending on their place in mass media system are elicited.

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.