Установление информационной повестки дня в прессе (на примере вступления России в ВТО)
The article is devoted to the analysis of the debate in the press on Russia's WTO accession. We concluded about the causes of fluctuations in the number of references to the organization in the Russian press, popularity of certain arguments of supporters and opponents of joining the "world trade club", impact of the discussion in the media on the public's attention to the WTO and the assessment of the prospects of Russia's membership in this organization. Following factors was highlighted as important for agenda-setting in the press: external circumstances (especially stage of the negotiation process and economic situation), the presence of "competing issues", interests of the audience, positions groups participated in discussion and their activity in the media.
The article considers the main trends in the contemporary media space and analyzes the coverage of Russia issues in online versions of USA Today and The New York Times. The ideas of M. McLuhan, D. McQuail, J. Van Deijck, M. Castells form the theoretical basis of the research. USA Today and The New York Times provide free access to most of their materials which are available for the computer, Iphone, and Ipad users. Video and slide-shows attract readers from all over the world. Russia became actual theme in 2014 in the US media, but it had been peripheral during the previous decade. Sochi Olympiad, Crimea unification with the RF, conflict in Ukraine, Putin, - those were the main topics of USA Today and The New York Times related to Russia. USA Today's coverage of Russian problems was more neutral and balanced compared to tough rhetoric of The New York Times. At the same time both newspapers view the country as an “alien”, but not an enemy.
The present article continues the investigation of the Soqotri verbal system undertaken by the Russian-Soqotri fieldwork team. The article focuses on the so-called “weak” and “geminated” roots in the basic stem. The investigation is based on the analysis of full paradigms (perfect, imperfect and jussive) of more than 170 “weak” and “geminated” Soqotri verbs.