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William Dunkerley is a media business analyst and consultant based in New Britain, CT. He works extensively with media organizations in Russia and other post-communist countries, and has advised government leaders on strategies for building press freedom and a healthy media sector. He is a Senior Fellow at the American University in Moscow.

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Friday, March 14, 2014      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
U.S. Abandons Principle, Hosts Neo-Nazi Collaborator
(1 comments) Obama owes Americans an explanation of how he handled the Ukrainian extremist and dishonesty issues.

Monday, March 10, 2014      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
U.S. Reveals Ukraine Regime Illegitimate
(3 comments) Does Kyiv have anyone who is legally in charge?

Sunday, February 16, 2014      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Putin's Enemies Score Sochi Win
British High Court even gets into the act.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Russia Scores Low in Olympic Competition for International Respect
Will the dire innuendoes and forecasts for Sochi prove true?

Thursday, January 30, 2014      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Now's the Time to Slander Russia
(2 comments) The upcoming Sochi Olympics have given media an opportunity to pile on.

Wednesday, January 15, 2014      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Flash: Sochi Under Attack by U.S.
Are the fears raised about attending the Olympic Games justified?

Wednesday, January 1, 2014      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Britain Cans Case Against Russia
British Litvinenko Coroner's Case Implodes

Sunday, December 22, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
U.S. Politician Agitators Stir-Up Ukraine
(2 comments) Two U.S. senators inject themselves as agitators in Ukrainian politics.

Wednesday, October 2, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Yeltsin Scandal Rears Its Head Again
An October 4th anniversary highlights Russia's political odyssey from Yeltsin to Putin.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
What Klutz Handles Putin's PR?
(2 comments) How did Putin get to become one of the world's most mistrusted leaders?

Thursday, August 15, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
More Litvinenko Media Fraud
Media reports paint a misleading picture.

Tuesday, July 23, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Litvinenko: Massive Media Fraud Uncovered
(1 comments) News reports about the Litvinenko case are demonstrably false and unreliable.

Sunday, July 21, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
UK Government Rebukes Litvinenko Coroner
Litvinenko coroner caught conducting illicit criminal investigation.

Wednesday, July 10, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Last Chance for Litvinenko Coroner
Will a ruling on the cause of death ever come forth?

Tuesday, June 25, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Government Scandal Erupts in British Litvinenko Spy Case
British coroner makes false and misleading representations to Lord Chancellor.

Thursday, June 6, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Supporters Abandon Rogue Coroner in British Litvinenko Case
Coroner accused of giving up his search for the truth.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
British Litvinenko Coroner Goes Rogue
(1 comments) The inquest into the 2006 death of Alexander Litvinenko has gone beyond farce. The London coroner is now breaking all the rules in pursuit of a personal who-done-it crusade.

Monday, May 13, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
U.S.-Russia Relations under New Scrutiny
From the Boston Marathon bombing to escalating violence in Syria, the state of U.S.-Russia relations looms large.

Thursday, April 4, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
In Death Berezovsky Makes Fools of Media
Onslaught of bad media coverage continues.

Monday, April 1, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Berezovsky Murdered by Journalists?
(1 comments) Mystery and intrigue continue to surround the demise of fugitive Russian oligarch.

Tuesday, March 19, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
British Litvinenko Death Inquest Descends into Farce
Coroner appears to lose control of the process. Finding the truth may be unattainable.

Wednesday, March 6, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
British Litvinenko Case against Russia Disintegrating
New hoax pushes Litvinenko inquest toward collapse. Proceedings have become tainted to the point of disbelief.

Thursday, February 14, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Russia Needs an Anti-Corruption Drive with a New Focus!
Tackling the biggest obstacle to Russia's development.

Thursday, January 17, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Vladimir Putin's PR Blunders Earn Him Controversial Nomination
Russian president's role and the poor international image of the country and its leaders have netted him a nomination to the Fanny Kaplan Club.

Friday, December 28, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Putin Bans Orphan Adoption by Americans
Putin validates the villainous picture his enemies have painted of him, and unwittingly plays right into their hands.

Wednesday, December 19, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Putin's Opposition Scores Big at Critical London Hearing
Kremlin still haunted by 6-year-old Litvinenko death case.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Prosecutorial Indiscretion in Litvinenko Case
Mysterious web of suspicious connections reaches deep into British official circles.

Tuesday, November 13, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Startling New Twist in Litvinenko Death Case
Amid accusations of being rigged, the so-called nuclear spy murder inquiry takes dramatic new direction.

Saturday, October 27, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Time for Putin to Wise Up
Isn't it high time for him to become an effective steward of his country's reputation?

Monday, October 15, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Judging Putin
(1 comments) It's time for Russian president Vladimir Putin to get serious and shape up his own image. Right now he's hurting his own country.

Tuesday, September 4, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Does p*ssy Riot News Story Have Hidden Agenda?
(3 comments) Popular news reports characterize the p*ssy Riot group as brave activists standing up for free speech. But some evidence suggests that storyline is a ruse to conceal a hostile plot against Russia.

Monday, August 20, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Al-Jazeera, Others Spread Counterfactual Stories about Litvinenko, Arafat
An examination of Al-Jazeera's distortions about the Alexander Litvinenko case led to finding that Al-Jazeera's blockbuster story that Yasser Arafat may have been poisoned by polonium was itself a fabrication.

Wednesday, June 27, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Magnitsky Bill Drags Senators into Foreign Plot
(1 comments) Senators hoodwinked into supporting efforts to destabilize Russia. The Obama administration has tried to stop them. But the Senators are moving forward, perhaps oblivious to the trap they've fallen into.

Monday, June 11, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Congress Members Duped by Foreign Agitators -- Again!
We trust members of Congress to support foreign policy that will protect our national interests. But what happens when congressional representatives are tricked into serving foreign interests?

Monday, May 21, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Bye-Bye Government-Sponsored Media in Russia
New push to curtail state domination in Russia's media sector.

Friday, May 18, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
The Litvinenko Case: A Costly Folly
Londoners are being asked to foot a $7 million bill for the dead-end Litvinenko death probe.

Saturday, April 21, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
The Litvinenko Contamination Case is Contaminated
(1 comments) Why is the 2006 poisoning death of Alexander Litvinenko still unsolved today? Is it likely this high-profile case may never be solved? Media business analyst William Dunkerley provides timely insights and analysis.

Thursday, February 9, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Alexander Litvinenko: The Russian Spy Story Unraveled -- It Turns Out He Wasn't a Spy
The spy in the Alexander Litvinenko spy story turns out not to have been a spy after all. It appears the media made up the spy yarn without substantiation. Comments from inside sources -- including Litvinenko's own widow -- set the record straight. The media's version of things is unraveling.

Friday, January 13, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Alexander Litvinenko: The Who-Done-It Fraud -- Was He Really Murdered?
(1 comments) Worldwide, media outlets reported: "Former KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko was murdered on orders of Vladimir Putin." It was one of the biggest news stories of late 2006. Now it turns out the news story was a fraud. A new video entitled Alexander Litvinenko: The Who-Done-It Fraud offers new insights into the case. The video is based on the book, The Phony Litvinenko Murder.

Saturday, October 10, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
The Yeltsin Scandal
(1 comments) The Yeltsin Scandal begins with a drunken Boris Yeltsin hailing a cab in his underwear across from the White House. But that's just the beginning. This story includes murder, unthinkable acts of military aggression, and journalistic malfeasance. At its heart, it's really a story about the media and how they have bungled the coverage of Yeltsin and his successors. You'll never look at media reportage of Russia in the same way!

Sunday, June 28, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Obama Heading to Moscow for PR a la Russe?
With a Moscow summit between President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev quickly approaching, the Russian government is rethinking its approach to external PR. This article analyzes the dynamics of American attitudes toward Russia over the years, and discloses the factors that have been influencial.

Tuesday, April 7, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
American Attitudes toward Russia
(3 comments) American attitudes toward Russia are subject to dramatic swings. This article plots the ups and downs, and examines the factors that influence the variations. Implications for political leaders of the attitudinal excursions are explored, as well.

Friday, February 27, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Alice in Wondergrad: An Adventure in Russian Media Fantasies
A Wall Street Journal/Europe characterization of Russia's media milieu is so fantastical it evokes images of Alice in Wonderland.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Russia's Free Press Hoax
(2 comments) While news stories lament the stifling of Russia's free press, a fact-check shows there never was a free press in the first place.