New issue of Laboratorium №2 (2017)

We are glad to announce the new issue of Laboratorium №2 (2017) “The Practice of Political Journalism: Comparing Russia, France, and Germany”

Guest edited by Ivan Chupin and Françoise Daucé

Lead editor Olessia Kirtchik







Table of Contents



The Practice of Political Journalism: Comparing Russia, France, and Germany (Ivan Chupin, Françoise Daucé) p.5



Feminization in the Professionalization of French Journalism: From La Fronde to F Magazine, or How Journalism Became a “Woman’s Job” (Sandrine Lévêque) p.20

Termination of Journalists’ Employment in Russia: Political Conflicts and Ordinary Negotiation Procedures in Newsrooms (Ivan Chupin, Françoise Daucé) p.39

Understanding the Off-the-Record as a Social Practice: German Press-Politics Relations Seen from France (Nicolas Hubé) p.59

Why Go on a Program and Answer in General Terms?” TV Interviews as a Mechanism for the Reproduction of the Political Order (Alexander Lutsenko) p.82

Political Conflicts around the Internet in Russia: The Case of Yandex.Novosti (Françoise Daucé) p.112

Review Essays

How Has French Political Journalism Changed? (1980–2017) (Erik Neveu) p.133

Book Reviews

Eduardo Kohn. How Forests Think: Toward an Anthropology beyond the Human. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2013 (Veronika Simonova) p.153

Jennifer Utrata. Women without Men: Single Mothers and Family Changes in the New Russia. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2015 (Larisa Shpakovskaya) p.159

Frit’of Ben’iamin Shenk. Poezd v sovremennost’. Mobil’nost’ i sotsial’noe prostranstvo Rossii v vek zheleznykh dorog. Avtorizovannyi per. s nem. M. Lavrinovich. M.: Novoe literaturnoe obozrenie, 2016 (Mikhail Pitatelev) p.164

Aleida Assman. Dlinnaia ten’ proshlogo: memorial’naia kul’tura i istoricheskaia politika, 2014. Aleida Assman. Novoe nedovol’stvo memorial’noi kul’turoi, 2016. Aleida Assman. Raspalas’ sviaz’ vremen? Vzlet i padenie temporal’nogo rezhima Moderna, 2017 (Ekaterina Melnikova) p.169

Oksana Sarkisova. Screening Soviet Nationalities: Kulturfilms from the Far North to Central Asia. London: I. B. Tauris, 2017 (Natalija Arlauskaite) p.178

Ol’ga Gerasimova. «Ottepel’», «zamorozki» i studenty Moskovskogo universiteta. M.: AIRO–XX vek, 2015 (Nikolai Mitrokhin) p.183

Robert Dale. Demobilized Veterans in Late Stalinist Leningrad: Soldiers to Civilians. London: Bloomsbury, 2015 (Brandon Schechter) p.193

Lauren A. McCarthy. Trafficking Justice: How Russian Police Enforce New Laws, from Crime to Courtroom. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2015 (Ekaterina Khodzhaeva) p.196

Svetlana Stephenson. Gangs of Russia: From the Streets to the Corridors of Power. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2015 (Maria Sakaeva) p.201