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Title After the czars and commissars : journalism in authoritarian post-Soviet Central Asia / edited by Eric Freedman and Richard Shafer
Published East Lansing : Michigan State University Press, 2011
Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (400 pages)
Series Eurasian political economy and public policy studies series
Eurasian political economy and public policy studies series.
Contents Theoretical foundations for researching the roles of the press in today's Central Asia / Eric Freedman -- Under the commissars. Soviet foundations of the post-independence press in Central Asia / Richard Shafer -- National perspectives. Oligarchs and ownership: the role of financial-industrial groups in controlling Kazakhstan's "independent" media / Barbara Junisbai -- Reinforcing authoritarianism through media control: the case of post-Soviet Turkmenistan / Luca Anceschi -- Hizb ut-Tahrir in Kyrgyzstan as presented in Vecherniy Bishkek: a radical Islamist organization through the eyes of Kyrgyz journalists / Irina Wolf -- The future of Internet media in Uzbekistan: transformation from state censorship to monitoring of information space since independence / Zhanna Kozhamberdiyeva -- Journalistic self-censorship and the Tajik press in the context of Central Asia / Peter Gross and Timothy Kenny -- Trans-regional perspectives. Loyalty in the new authoritarian m
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Cyberspace -- Government policy -- Asia, Central.
Freedom of the press -- Asia, Central.
Government and the press -- Asia, Central.
Journalism -- Political aspects -- Asia, Central.
Journalism -- Asia, Central.
Mass media -- Censorship -- Asia, Central.
Online journalism -- Asia, Central.
Post-communism -- Asia, Central.
Press and politics -- Asia, Central.
Reporters and reporting -- Asia, Central.
Genre/Form Dictionaries.
Form Electronic book
Author Freedman, Eric.
Shafer, Richard.
ISBN 1609172280