TITLE

Station Break

AUTHOR(S)
Baker, Peter; Glasser, Susan B.
PUB. DATE
April 2001
SOURCE
New Republic;04/23/2001, Vol. 224 Issue 17, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the hostile takeover of the television station, NTV by forces allied with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Actions of the journalists; Public response to the takeover; Role of the media in politics; View that public distrust of the mass media has given Putin a clear field to do with NTV what he will, with no apparent political consequence; View that the NTV fight is only Exhibit A of Putin's drive to consolidate power in the country.
ACCESSION #
4332754

 

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