The International Media Readings in Moscow
The annual International Media Readings in Moscow “Mass Media and Communications”, also known as the Moscow Readings conference has been organized by the Faculty of Journalism, Lomonosov Moscow State University since 2009. At the moment, the moscow readings conference is the biggest international academic conference organized by the Faculty of Journalism, Lomonosov Moscow State University. The event is organized with support of the Federal Agency for Press and Mass Communications of the Russian Federation.
How have media systems of different countries changed in the course of the XX-XXI centuries? What are the reasons for that?
What are the advantages and disadvantages of the ‘homogenization’ trend for national cultures, identities, and subsequently for national media markets?
What is the future of traditional print media (newspapers, magazines, books) in the age of digitalization?
Is there a need for a new classification of media systems across the world? If so, what criteria should be used to describe current state of media systems (political regimes, culture values, role of the state, professionalization of journalism, etc.)?
How important is the role of social, political, cultural and technological influences in transforming media systems across the world
Do media systems of European, Asian, African, American or Australian countries still retain their national specifics, and if so, to what extent? How are these specific features reflected in print media, broadcasting and online media?