Publications

Publications

Why did Putin build a monument to victims of Soviet repression? Professor Vera Tolz and Dr Precious Chatterje-Doody, Washington Post Monkey Cage, November 2017.

Did RT influence the 2016 US elections? Dr Rhys Crilley, E-IR, November 2017

Will Alex Salmond’s RT show make him a Kremlin tool?  Professor Stephen Hutchings and Professor Vera Tolz, The Conversation, November 2017.

‘Post-truth’ media really is shifting the news agenda – and more subtly than it seems… Dr Precious Chatterje-Doody, The Conversation, September 2017.

‘Fake news and ‘post truth’: some preliminary notes’ Professor Stephen Hutchings, The University of Manchester, Russian Journal of Communication, June 2017.

‘Staging the Sochi Winter Olympics 2014 on Russia Today and BBC World News: From soft power to geopolitical crisis’– Professor Stephen Hutchings, Professor Marie Gillespie, Dr Ilya Yablokov, Dr Alexander Voss,  Mr Ilia Lvov, Participations: Journal of Audience and Reception Studies, May 2015.

Upcoming publications

‘From Russophone to Russophobe: Eurovision 2017 and Russian-speaking social media audiences in the age of the ‘information war’ – Professor Stephen Hutchings and Vitaly Kazakov, The University of Manchester, forthcoming in Freedom of Speech and Critical Journalism in the Russian Media Sphere edited by Katja Lehtisaari and Mariëlle Wijermars.

Conference Papers

Forthcoming: “Russia and the “Information War”: The Role of RT” – Panel submission. British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies Annual Conference, Cambridge, 13-15 April 2018.

Forthcoming: “A Great Revolution or a Great Tragedy? Russian Media Coverage of the Revolution’s Centennial” – Professor Vera Tolz, The University of Manchester. Lecture at the Graduate School for East and South European Studies, Ludwig-Maximilian University of Munich, 13 December 2017.

‘Public diplomacy, propaganda, and very good PR: Russian (dis-)information post-Revolution to post-fact’ – Dr Precious Chatterje-Doody, The University of Manchester. British International Studies Association Working Group on Russian and Eurasian Security, on “1917 to 2017: Russia’s unfinished revolution?”, King’s College London, 17 November 2017.

‘International Broadcasting, RT (Russia Today) and the Transformation of the Global Media Landscape’ – Professor Stephen Hutchings, The University of Manchester. “17th Annual Aleksanteri Conference: Russia’s Choices for 2030”, University of Helsinki, 25-27 October 2017.

‘Structures, narratives and self-identification: RT’s framing of Russia’s identities in the multipolar moment’ – Dr Precious Chatterje-Doody, The University of Manchester. RANEPA Workshop: “Concepts and Post-Communist Identities: The Power of Perspective”, St. Petersburg, 18-19 October 2017.

“Digital dilemmas for visual global politics” – Dr Rhys Crilley, ‘EISA 11th Pan-European Conference, Barcelona, 13-16 September, 2017.

Retweeting History: RT, the 1917 Revolution Anniversary and the Global Media Landscape’  Professor Stephen Hutchings and Professor Vera Tolz, The University of Manchester. ‘Transnational Russian Studies Symposium’, Durham University 14-16 September, 2017.