Book Chapter

Global Online News from a Russian Viewpoint: RT and the Conflict in Ukraine

Publication

Chapter Author
Andreas Widholm

Publisher
Peter Lang

Abstract

This chapter explores how the Russian global news broadcaster RT constructed the crisis in Ukraine during the summer of 2014 in light of theories of new public diplomacy and soft power.

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Details

  • Type:
    Book Chapter (peer reviewed)
  • Anthology:
    Media and the Ukraine Crisis: Hybrid Media Practices and Narratives of Conflict
  • Published:
    2016
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  • Language:
    English

About the Author

Andreas Widholm

Andreas Widholm is Associate Professor of journalism in the Department of Media Studies (IMS) at Stockholm University, Sweden. His research addresses the relationship between media, politics and culture with a particular focus on journalism and so... Read more

Reference

Widholm, A. (2016). Global Online News from a Russian Viewpoint: RT and the Conflict in Ukraine. In: M. Pantti, ed., Media and the Ukraine Crisis: Hybrid Media Practices and Narratives of Conflict, New York: Peter Lang.