Speaking for the Soviet land. Voice and mediated communities in the age of early broadcast

Dmitri Zakharine
2016 Russian Journal of Communication  
Following the concept of mediatization as an interweaving between technological change and social change, the study will specifically apply it to the relation of gender and political communities to the broadcast culture of Soviet Russia. Given its enormous size, cultural heterogeneity and religious diversity, Russia had every reason to assign special value to the efficiency of broadcast communication networks. By analyzing regulatory frameworks for broadcasting voices of popular film actors,
more » ... lar film actors, announcers and representatives of power, the article singles out the features of Soviet broadcasting set in deliberate contrast to the broadcast cultures of Western countries.
doi:10.1080/19409419.2016.1188610 fatcat:xk254z4nqvavtgez22hxkma7oy