Russian Journalism Theory in a Changing Global Context

  •  Sergey Grigorievich Korkonosenko    


The article considers a position of Russian journalism theory in international context and professionalcooperation in this connection. Publications of Russian media scholars are practically unknown abroad. At thesame time theoretical concepts from the West are poorly suited for adequate understanding of nationaljournalism with its original traditions and professional characteristics. Russian research school should take theplace of equal partner in the international community and act according to principles of mutually usefulexchange. Global De-Westernization trend in media studies creates good conditions for this. The objective andsubjective reasons of such a state of affairs are examined in the article. The main purpose of the paper consists indiscovering contradictory relations of isolation / cooperation between Russian and international studies injournalism theory. The author also suggests ways to solution of this problem.

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