Russian media at risk in election

Pumpyansky, Alexander
June 1996
Nieman Reports;Summer96, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p45
Discusses the challenges offered for the Russian press of the 1996 presidential elections in the country. History of the free press in Russia; Implications of the attempted coup d'etat in 1991 on freedom of the press; Three trends in the development of the Russian press; Media coverage of the election campaign; Implications of the elections on the mass media.


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