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Book

Digital Russia: The Language, Culture and Politics of New Media Communication

L.: Routledge, 2014.
Under the general editorship: M. Gorham, I. Lunde, M. Paulsen.

This book provides a comprehensive analysis of the ways in which new media technologies have shaped language and communication in contemporary Russia. It traces the development of the Russian-language internet (Runet) from late-Soviet cybernetics to the advent of Twitter and explores the evolution of web-based communication practices, showing how they have both shaped and been shaped by social, political, linguistic and literary realities. Throughout the volume, leading Runet scholars draw attention to features and trends that are characteristic of global new media, as well as those that are more specific to Russian media culture.

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Digital Russia: The Language, Culture and Politics of New Media Communication