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Title After the czars and commissars [electronic resource] : journalism in authoritarian post-Soviet Central Asia / edited by Eric Freedman and Richard Shafer.

Published East Lansing : Michigan State University Press, c2011.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 299 p.
Series Eurasian political economy and public policy studies series
Eurasian political economy and public policy studies series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
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 model: journalistic rights and duties in Central Asian Media Law / Olivia Allison -- Ethnic minorities and the media in Central Asia / Olivier Ferrando -- Journalists at risk: the human impact of press constraints / Eric Freedman -- International broadcasting to Uzbekistan: does it still matter? / Navbahor Imamova -- Journalism education and professionalism. Journalism education and professional training in Kazakhstan: from the Soviet era to Independence / Maureen J. Nemecek, Stan Ketterer, Galiya Ibrayeva, and Stanislav Los -- Professionalism among journalists in Kyrgyzstan / Gregory Pitts -- New media, new frontiers. Internet libel law and freedom of expression in Tajikistan / Kristine Kohlmeier and Navruz Nekbakhtshoev -- Blogging down the dictator? the Kyrgyz revolution and Samizdat web sites / Svetlana V. Kulikova and David D. Perlmutter -- Conclusion: through the crystal ball / Richard Shafer.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Other author Freedman, Eric.
Shafer, Richard.
ProQuest (Firm)
Subject Journalism -- Asia, Central.
Journalism -- Political aspects -- Asia, Central.
Press and politics -- Asia, Central.
Government and the press -- Asia, Central.
Freedom of the press -- Asia, Central.
Mass media -- Censorship -- Asia, Central.
Online journalism -- Asia, Central.
Cyberspace -- Government policy -- Asia, Central.
Reporters and reporting -- Asia, Central.
Post-communism -- Asia, Central.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781611860054 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781609172282 (e-book)