Ilia Krasilshchik, founder and former publisher of Meduza, explains how the world of Russian media works
"One of the last independent outlets, Meduza, has just been designated “undesirable” by Russia, threatening those who read and disseminate it in the country with criminal penalties," reported Washington Times on January 28, 2023.
Seven years ago, in March 2016, UCLA Center for European and Russian Studies hosted a lecture by Ilia Krasilshchik, co-founder and publisher of Meduza at that time. “The Russian Internet is making a transition from one of the most free to one of the most regulated in the world,” said Krasilshchik during his talk Rise and Fall of Russian Media.
How to survive on the internet, when it is controlled by the state? How to find professional journalists, when there are no decent schools of journalism? Listen to Ilia Krasilshchik's analysis of how the world of Russian media works.
Recording of a lecture by Ilia Krasilshchik, founder and (now former) publisher of the online media outlet "Meduza" hosted by UCLA Center for European and Russian Studies (CERS) in co-sponsorship with Kennan Institute on March 31, 2016
Article by Peggy McInerny of UCLA International Institute summarizing Ilia Krasilshchik's lecture hosted by UCLA Center for European and Russian Studies (CERS) in co-sponsorshiop with Kennan Institute on March 31, 2016
Opinion | Washington Times | January 28, 2023