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ERIC Number: EJ1152385
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Sep
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1077-6958
Russian Journalism Education: Challenging Media Change and Educational Reform
Vartanova, Elena; Lukina, Maria
Journalism and Mass Communication Educator, v72 n3 p274-284 Sep 2017
The article presents a general picture of higher education institutions offering journalism undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs located in different parts of the Russian Federation. Monitoring websites of all the universities with journalism education discovered 150 such institutions. They are unevenly dispersed around the country, but represent a unified system financially supported and quality controlled by the government. Educational institutions mainly in state-owned but also private universities teach future journalists at undergraduate as well as graduate levels following international degree systems. Training is mainly in Russian but also in several national languages enhancing cultural pluralism. The article also discusses media revolution that is challenging journalism education in diverse market conditions.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Russia
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