Welcome to the Faculty of Journalism, Lomonosov Moscow State University!
As one of the leading institutions of journalism education in Russia, we understand our mission as fostering academic rigor and achievement and empowering student success. Our faculty scholars prioritize student learning and innovative research. It is our goal to help students develop their skills and achieve their full potential in the course of study and in their future careers as journalists.
The Faculty of Journalism, Lomonosov Moscow State University has a long legacy of academic excellence, and we continue to build on that legacy in ways that prepare students to succeed as media professionals in a rapidly changing world. We are happy to have an excellent faculty body consisting of highly professional teachers, researchers and mentors. The Faculty of Journalism is proud of its innovative teaching methods, longstanding connections with media practitioners, who share their unique experiences and success stories with the students, its study programs, many of which were recognized nationally, and its broad international outreach.
By embracing innovation and advancing teaching excellence as central to the learning experience, we empower our students not only to succeed in the classroom but to achieve distinction in the world as a result of their education.
Thank you for your interest in the Faculty of Journalism.
Professor Elena Vartanova,
Dean, Chair in Media Theory and Economics
Learn more about the Faculty of Journalism in the attached brochure
The 13th Moscow Readings Сonference Is to Begin on November 18, 2021
On November 18–19, 2021 the Faculty of Journalism, MSU will hold the 13th International Media Readings in Moscow ‘Mass Media and Communications-2021’. The topic of the conference is ‘Mediating Digital Society and Individuals: Journalism and Communication in the Times of Uncertainty.’ Abstracts should be sent before October 18, 2021. читать польностью
Faculty Professors Congratulated 2021 Graduates
Many different words of encouragement and appreciation have been said, and most warm and kind wishes were addressed to this year’s graduates of the Faculty of Journalism. The graduates were congratulated by Dean of the Faculty, Professor Elena Vartanova, curator of extra-curriculum activities, Dr. Diana Platonova, curators of this year’s graduates, Igor Govryakov and Svetlana Mudrik, and Professor of the Department of International Journalism, Dr. Grigory Prutskov. читать польностью
New Issue of World of Media: Journal of Russian Media and Journalism Studies
New issue of World of Media journal includes four timely articles. The authors touch upon such burning issues as media freedom, fake news, and social media potency for public engagement in human rights issues. One of the articles also looks into media image of the recently established academic union between Russia, Belarus, Armenia, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan. читать польностью
New season of Media Mondays started on June 7
Media Mondays is a series of lectures by the Faculty professors, organized for anyone interested in media industry. Participants will learn the fine points of journalism profession, delve into its historical development, and explore the inner workings of mass media. The event was opened with a lecture by Dean of the Faculty of Journalism Elena Vartanova on journalism and media in the digital society. The event also includes separate educational program for younger audience. читать польностью
MSU Faculty of Journalism promotes cooperation with the universities of EAEU member states
MSU Faculty of Journalism contracted with universities of Kazakhstan, Belarus, Armenia and Kyrgyzstan to promote scholarly and educational cooperation. Celebratory signing was held via Zoom on June 4. The event was conducted in a festive atmosphere, with solemn welcome speeches given by Heads of the educational institutions. Dean of the Faculty of Journalism and Director of International Affairs Office at the Faculty emphasized the importance of this step. читать польностью
Topical Seminar on Epistemological Issues in Journalism
New topical seminar held on June 1 focused on how information is processed by journalists and news organizations, and how the resulting knowledge claims are articulated and justified. Four prominent experts provided theoretical insights and presented results of various case studies analyzing epistemic practices and challenges in news production. читать польностью