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About Elisabeth Schimpfossl

Elisabeth Schimpfössl is Lecturer in Sociology and Policy at Aston University. Her research focuses on Russia’s new upper class, as well as media and journalism. Her book Rich Russians: From Oligarchs to Bourgeoisie (Oxford University Press) will be published in May 2018. 

Articles by Elisabeth Schimpfossl

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Claire Provost

Claire Provost is editor of 50.50 covering gender, sexuality and social justice.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Anatomy of The Times: how a British newspaper uses Russian propaganda tricks to discredit striking academics

A leading British newspaper is using patchy “evidence”, insinuation and intrigue to vilify the UK university protest. We know these techniques well from our research into Russian propaganda. 

Reporting on Russian television

schimpfossl_0.jpgMost talk about censorship on Russian television misses the point. When it comes to reporting, loyalty takes precedence.


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