Media and Democracy in Post-Putin Russia: has the death of press freedom been exaggerated?
Speaker(s): Miklos Haraszti, Edward Lucas; Pavel Andreev; Darya Pushkova
Chair: Professor Margot Light
Recorded on 8 October 2007 in Old Theatre, Old Building.
Who is to blame for the current state of the Russian media? Can press freedom be revived? Miklos Haraszti is the representative on freedom of the media at the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe. Edward Lucas is East European correspondent at The Economist and author of The New Cold War and How to Win It, to be published in 2008. Pavel Andreev is London deputy bureau chief, Russian News & Information Agency. Darya Pushkova is a correspondent from Russia Today.