Nicolai Petro: Western Perceptions of Russia
It is widely acknowledged that American media coverage of the world leaves much to be desired. This is especially true of Russia where, despite a few noted exceptions (Serge Schmemman comes to mind), unfamiliarity with the language, religion, and culture of the people is rampant.
The essays in this section focus on a small handful of clamorous examples. These, however, are only the tip of a very large iceberg.
Earlier commentary is available at my web site
|1||Article||06/02/2007||Needed: Better Western Coverage of Russia (# of views) 2|
|2||Article||06/24/2007||Russia's New Cyberwarriors (# of views) 2|
|3||Article||12/21/2007||Putin: Sourpuss of the Year? (# of views) 4|
|4||Article||06/13/2008||Mr. Levy and the Magic Media (# of views) 1|
|5||Article||08/10/2010||Why FSB is not the KGB! (# of views) 1|
|6||Article||01/24/2011||Twice Lost in Translation (# of views) 1|
|7||Article||08/22/2012||Some Orthodox Reflections on the (P)ussy (R)iot Case (# of views) 6|
|8||Article||01/17/2014||How Accurate is Freedom House? (# of views)|
|9||Article||05/08/2014||Six Mistakes the West Has Made (and Continues to Make) in Ukraine (# of views) 1|