Professor Owen V. Johnson delivered lectures about the history of Russian journalism


On March 27 – April 3, 2015 Professor Owen Johnson (Indiana University, USA) delivered a series of lectures about the history and special features of Russian journalism. 

In his lecture within the frames of master’s degree course he showed the development of journalism in Russia from the reforms initiated by Peter the Great till the modern history and described the transformation of journalistic role in Russian society. During another lecture his speech applied to the peculiarities of American media system. One of the points he gave particular attention to was the history of American journalists in Russia. Professor Johnson delivered the lectures within the framework of different special courses including the master’s degree course “Current Issues of Mass Media”.