Doing Journalism in RussiaKursnummer: 17019
Dialogue with the award-winning Russian journalists
When: 27 June 2019, 9:30-11:30
Where: Presseclub Concordia, Bankgasse 8, 1010 Vienna
Registration deadline: 25 June 2019.
Target Audience: Journalists, Thinktank Analysts, Professors
Cooperation project: Redkollegia Award, Moscow; Presseclub Concordia, Vienna; Kennan Institute/Wilson Centre, Washington DC; IREX, Washington DC; Friedrich Naumann Stiftung, Moscow; Forum Journalismus und Medien (fjum), Vienna.
Seven recipients of the Redkollegia Award, an institution created to support independent journalism in Russia, focusing on original investigation and reportage, will speak about their work and challenges.
Their articles and interests encompass themes such as corruption, torture, ethnic conflicts, human rights, organisation of elites in Russia, feminism, environmental issues, gay rights, social problems, Islam, public life in the regions, Russian Orthodox Church, penitentiary system, etc.
Daniela Kraus, Secretary General, Presseclub Concordia
|9:35-10:20||Introduction and presentations
Sergey Pakhomenko, Russian journalist, publisher, political commentator, founder of the Redkollegia Award, and senior fellow at the Kennan Institute/ Wilson Centre, Washington DC, will give an overview of the media situation in Russia.
Seven journalists will talk about their work and challenges: Aleksandrina Elagina, Ilya Azar, Irina Gordienko, Vladimir Prokushev, Gleb Yarovoy, Ksenia Leonova, and Dmitry Shvets.
|10:20-11:30||Group and individual dialogue with the audience.|
Sergey Parkhomenko, journalist, publisher, senior fellow at the Kennan Institute/Wilson Centre, Washington DC.
Aleksandrina Elagina, former chief editor of the Russiangate.com, an anti-corruption project, and correspondent at The New Times magazine, Moscow.
Ilya Azar, Novaya Gazeta, Moscow.
Irina Gordienko, Novaya Gazeta, Moscow.
Vladimir Prokushev, 7×7 project, Syktyvkar, Komi Republic.
Gleb Yarovoy, 7×7 project, Petrozavodsk, Karelia.
Ksenia Leonova, contributor to Afisha, Esquire, Openspace, Colta, Meduza, Moscow.
Dmitry Shvets, Mediazona, Moscow.
Journalists from the Austrian and Austria-based media, foreign and national news desks; journalists from the neighbouring countries; thinktank analysts, researchers and university professors.
Number of participants: Maximum 35
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Mirjana Tomić develops and manages fjum_Kontext information sessions on current international affairs. Her international career encompasses journalism, media and political analyses, public outreach and university lecturing. She holds a BA degree in Political Science from Brandeis University, US, and an MA from El Colegio de México, Mexico City, Mexico.