Elena and Anna: Media Talks

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Elena and Anna: Media Talks is a podcast by the Faculty of Journalism, Lomonosov Moscow State University launched in 2022. 
In this monthly series of conversations Professor Elena Vartanova, Dean of the Faculty of Journalism, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Academician of the Russian Academy of Education, and Anna Gladkova, Leading Researcher and Head of International Affairs Office at the Faculty of Journalism, Lomonosov Moscow State University discuss journalism, media and communication studies in Russia and abroad.
Topics covered in Elena and Anna: Media Talks podcast range from journalism education to new media, from digital inequalities to business models and much more, linking Russian media studies to the global academic discourse. Starting from 2022, episodes will also feature conversations with media scholars and journalists about current trends in journalistic work and media research. 

Episode 1
‘Journalism ethics: From Lomonosov times to digital age’ is the first episode of ‘Elena and Anna: Media Talks’ podcast. In their conversation, Professor Vartanova and Dr. Gladkova address the topic of journalism ethics in the digital age, and discuss relevance of ethical rules articulated by the founder of the Moscow State University, Mikhail Lomonosov.

Episode 2
“Journalism education in Russia: Historical perspective and current trends” is the second episode of ‘Elena and Anna: Media Talks’. It is devoted to journalism education at MSU in historical perspective and modern context. Elena Vartanova and Anna Gladkova talk about academic departments in the days of the first Dean Evgeny Khudyakov, remember the era of Yassen Zassoursky and define the major research streams at the faculty such as new business models, foreign journalism, television and radio, digital journalism and new media.