The Roots of NTV's Difficulties Dig Deeply Into Political Turf

Zolotov Jr., Andrei
June 2001
Nieman Reports;Summer2001, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p85
Deals with the battle for ownership of NTV, a non-government national television network in Russia. Role of Russian President Vladimir Putin in the ownership battle of NTV according the officials of Media-Most, owner of NTV; Protest staged by NTV journalists against the takeover of NTV by Gazprom; Lessons that the Russian media can learn from the experiences of NTV.


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