Esposito, Maria
July 2006
Campaign;7/7/2006, Issue 27, p29
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the issues related to editorial independence in the publishing industry of Russia. The editor of the business title Forbes Russia was gunned down by contract killer in May 2004 for compiling the first authoritative rundown of Russia's super-wealthy, Paul Klebnikov. Russia is considered as an ideologically difficult place for newspaper linked to political and strategic economic issues. An editor cannot report everything due to certain restrictions in the country. Recently, leading business daily, Kommersant, have been fined 300 million-rouble for allegedly damaging the financial market by reporting about the 2004 banking crisis in the country.


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