Journalists Build a Bridge to Understanding Between East and West

Sims, Watson
March 2003
Nieman Reports;Spring2003, Vol. 57 Issue 1, p101
Describes the value of exchanging information between the American Society of Newspaper Editors and the Union of Soviet Journalists. Background on the public esteem of journalists; Impact of the articles published as a result of the exchanges on public opinion in both countries; Reasons behind the decline in press freedom in Russia.


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