Media Expert, 4 (8) 2004

Media Expert

media and law biulletin

4 (8) 2004

Mass media are frequently used as an instrument of political struggle, including to discredit the opponent. This instrument is quite effective, but it is not always pure. To ensure its purity another special "toolkit" can be used: protection of violated rights in a free and fair court. However, if all the instruments are concentrated in one hands, the struggle appears too unequal. On 15 August 2003, the Obozrevatel' weekly published an ... Więcej »


Media Expert, 2003

Media Expert

media and law biulletin

2003

Over 17 years ago, Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev announced perestroika and glasnost, which were perceived differently in different parts of the former Soviet Union. That was a time when new newspapers, radio stations and television companies began to emerge in the capitals and big cities of the Soviet republics. The situation changed after the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991. The newly independent states were headed up by form... Więcej »