Scientific section. Journalism

Auxiliary Communicative Units’ Functioning In the Radio Programmes

The article researches how additional communicative units function in monologues and dialogues that sound on the Russian and English radio. In the Russian broadcasts those units are used more frequently and in more diverse ways than in the English ones. Dialogical speech is filled with more additional units of various types than monological speech. The differences between the monologue and dialogue are more vividly pronounced in the English language broadcasts.

Specific Features of Realization of Frankness in the Mass-mediated Discourse

In the article the researcher identifies the peculiarity of a sincere conversation in different mass media genres; a definition of a TV-interview in the sincere conversation style is offered, its genre features are specified; such strategies and tactics are reviewed that TV journalists employ to bring out the interlocutor’s personality to the utmost degree.

Features of Russian Election Discourse in 1999

The article presents the analysis of speech strategies and ways and methods of speech influence in political discourse of parliamentary elections in 1999.

Foreign Words in the Russian Press of Tajikistan: Ways of Incorporation Into the Text

The article deals with foreign words in the Russian media in Tajikistan, primarily borrowing from the Tajik (Persian) and the English languages. Ways, causes, and methods of loan word implementation into the Russian text of the Republic of Tajikistan are explained.

Creating the Image of Russia in Political Tension Conditions (Based on American Press)

The article deals with the analysis of speech means of forming the image of Russia in political tension conditions (based on publications in the New York Times and Washington Post newspapers).

Copyrighting and Rewriting in Online Media: New Types of Journalism?

In the article the author determines the main features of copyrighting and rewriting, analyses copyrights and rewrites as related to the main characteristics of the journalistic text, in order to find out whether copyrighting and rewriting in online media is a new type of journalism.

Discourse of Political Opposition in Presidential Elections Campaign of 2012 (on the example of Novaya Gazeta (New Newspaper) publications)

The article considers political opposition discourse in the presidential elections campaign in Russia in 2012 (on the material of № 136 (2011) – № 22 (2012) of Novaya Gazeta). The analysis of methods and means of linguistic manipulation and purposes of their usage is given; other discourse features of this period are described.

Writer and Socialist Construction (based on Literarnaya Gazeta of the 1930s)

This article examines the role of Literarnaya gazeta (Literary Newspaper) in the campaign to engage the Soviet writers in socialist construction and the definition of the new role of literature.

A Modern Reader of a News Website

The article characterizes a modern reader of a news website which allows anyone to leave comments or post their own text.

Genre of Interview and its Modifications

The article deals with one of the vital issues of journalism, the issue consisting in singling out such a genre as interview among other similar ones in mass media (on the basis on newspaper and radio interviews).