Russian Journalists Need Help in Exposing Corruption

March 2011
Nieman Reports;Spring2011, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p11
The article examines the situation of investigative journalism in post-Communist Russia. It discusses the moral and professional support needed by Russian journalists to fight corruption, and describes how the values of transparency and accountability are being promoted by journalistic practices at Moscow's "Vedomosti" business newspaper and by the blog at navalny.livejournal.com. For Russia's journalists, the issue of corruption concerns the flow of Russian funds to haven countries like Great Britain, Switzerland, and the U.S. INSETS: Costs That Investors Seem Willing to Ignore;Kickbacks: The Margin Is Growing.


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