After the Czars and Commissars: Journalism in Authoritarian by Eric Freedman, Richard Shafer

By Eric Freedman, Richard Shafer

From Czarism and Bolshevism to the present post-communist period, the media in vital Asia has been tightly limited. although the governments within the sector assert loose press is authorized to function, learn has proven this to be unfaithful. In all 5 former Soviet republics of principal Asia, the media has been managed, suppressed, punished, and sometimes outlawed. This enlightening selection of essays investigates the explanations why those international locations have did not strengthen self sufficient and sustainable press structures. It records the complicated dating among the clicking and governance, nation-building, nationwide id, and public coverage. during this publication, students discover the various and broad-reaching implications of media keep watch over in various contexts, concerning themes similar to web law and censorship, press rights abuses, specialist journalism criteria and self-censorship, media possession, ethnic newspapers, running a blog, Western broadcasting into the sector, and assurance of terrorism.

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None Batalov, Raimbek Raimbek Group (grocery products, juices, milk processing, spirits, bottled water); chairs the Forum of Entrepreneurs; member, Atameken union; member, President’s Council of Entrepreneurs; Nur Otan Party member and Mazhilis deputy (2007–). None Seisembaev, Margulan President, chair of board of directors, Seimar Al’yans Financial Corporation (and earlier related businesses); chair, advisory council, Al’yans Bank. Member, Otan presidential party (2004). None SECOND TIER 42 BARBARA J U NISBA I Subkhanberdin, Nurzhan** Heads Kazkommertsbank conglomerate, which includes one of Kazakhstan’s top banks, Kazkommertsbank, and a series of daughter companies.

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32 By this time Aliev was in exile in Vienna, Austria. Nazarbaev had stripped him of all official titles, Dariga Nazarbaeva had divorced him, and the Ministry of Internal Affairs had opened a criminal case and issued an international warrant for his arrest. It was no longer dangerous to print or broadcast material critical of Aliev, who had fallen out of presidential favor. Airing interviews with Aliev, however, remained problematic; opposition newspapers and Internet sites that did so were shut down or could not be directly accessed within Kazakhstan.

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