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Russian State TV Anchor: 'Propaganda Is Journalism'
RFE/RL Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty ^ | Wednesday, May 07, 2014 | RFE/RL's Russian Service

Posted on 05/07/2014 1:38:45 AM PDT by WhiskeyX

Andrei Kondrashov is one of 300 media professionals awarded by Russian President Vladimir Putin for their "objective" coverage of events in Crimea. Speaking to RFE/RL in Moscow, Russian state television's leading news anchor defended his award and said he saw no difference between journalism and propaganda. (RFE/RL's Russian Service) [Video]


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Russia
KEYWORDS: journalism; propaganda; putinsbuttboys; russia

1 posted on 05/07/2014 1:38:46 AM PDT by WhiskeyX
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To: WhiskeyX
...said he saw no difference between journalism and propaganda...

Neither do I.
2 posted on 05/07/2014 1:45:10 AM PDT by ComputerGuy (HM2/USN M/3/3 Marines RVN '66-'67)
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To: ComputerGuy

A good description to the American MSM.


3 posted on 05/07/2014 1:48:14 AM PDT by Cowboy Bob (They are called "Liberals" because the word "parasite" was already taken.)
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To: Cowboy Bob
They're no longer reporters - they're agents of change.
The facts don't matter anymore. It's all about the spin.
4 posted on 05/07/2014 1:50:29 AM PDT by ComputerGuy (HM2/USN M/3/3 Marines RVN '66-'67)
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To: WhiskeyX

~~~and said he saw no difference between journalism and propaganda~~~

Would he be interested in a job at CNN/NBC/CBS/ABC/New York Times, Los Angeles Times, etc.?


5 posted on 05/07/2014 2:19:41 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: WhiskeyX

‘Propaganda Is Journalism’

Isn’t that CNN’s copyright?


6 posted on 05/07/2014 2:20:18 AM PDT by McGruff (I'ts not the crime it's the coverup they said.)
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To: WhiskeyX

A new descriptor for journalists is “opinion designers”.


7 posted on 05/07/2014 3:29:40 AM PDT by Moltke (Sapere aude!)
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