Mapping Ethnic Discourse in the Russian Blogosphere of 2010s
Das Buch ist in mehrer Hinsicht eine Besonderheit: Zunächst erinnert es an den kürzlich verstorbenen Peter Haber, spiritus rector der Idee und Herausgeber posthum gemeinsam mit Eva Pfanzelter, unter Mitarbeit von Julia Schreiner. Zum anderen ist es das erste Buch in der deutschsprachigen Geschichtswissenschaft, das in einem Open Peer Review-Prozess erschienen ist. Zur Erinnerung: vom 10. Oktober bis 10. Dezember 2012 standen 18 Beiträge auf der Oldenbourg-Website zur absatzweisen Kommentierung bereit
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.
This article conducts a study of multiplying the credit rating agencies efforts. These opportunities are practically important in connection with implementation of the IRB approach. The author considers Russian commercial banks as one of the main examples of using proposal methods, so in addition to literature overview the paper includes review of the Russian banking system and rating activities.
Firstly, the author discussed the rating scales mapping for comparison of rating estimations of different agencies. Then, he proposed the distance method with the connected extremum problem to find compatible mapping functions for rating scale correspondence.
Secondly, the paper considered the possibility of rating model system creation for financial institutions. The bank rating models in order logit interpretation are discussed simultaneously for resident (Russian) and non-resident institutions. In addition, the specification of bank models’ characteristics and their quality were considered for the three largest international rating agencies also as econometrical models for corporates and sovereign were presented.
The results reviewed can help to apply basic instruments for practical applications of such models to the risk management problems, which are based on the public information and remote estimation of ratings. Commercial banks and government financial regulators may be perspective consumers of the proposed methods.
Changes in modern Russian due to the expansion of the new technologies; Russian of the Internet (Runet). Social and cultural consequences of the CMC-revolution.
This article describes linguistic peculiarities of a column - one of the most popular and scantily explored genres of contemporary journalism. This genre, initially intended for commenting the political events, is undergoing transformation under the influence of non-professional authors, still keeping its basic features.