Talk of Alaska: New Russian Media

Radio MayakSince the collapse of the Soviet Union, people in Russia have had to rethink how they approach the news media. The resulting system has incorporated elements from many different places — sometimes it looks like the BBC and sometimes it looks like Fox. Our guests are two young Russian journalists who are visiting Alaska. They tell us about the rapid changes in Russian media — and take your calls.

HOST: Steve Heimel, APRN


  • Katya Nekrasova, Radio Mayak reporter and winner of the Gold Microphone Award 2005 & 2006
  • Nikolai Saprin, Radio Mayak sports reporter
  • Live callers statewide


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  • Call 550-8422 in Anchorage or 1-800-478-8255 during the live broadcast

LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, July 22, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide

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