September 27, 2015

To Combat Kremlin’s message, West Gets Into Russian Broadcasting Biz

Estonia’s new Russian-language channel, ETV+, launches Monday. It is one of many projects across Europe meant to counter the Kremlin’s own media blitz.

Estonia’s new Russian-language channel, ETV+, launches Monday. It is one of many projects across Europe meant to counter the Kremlin’s own media blitz.

“This is not a question of information like the cold war. In the cold war, the question was how people behind the Iron Curtain could get proper information. Now Russians in Russia or Estonia, Latvia, or Lithuania can have good access to any kind of information,” says Erkki Bahovski, editor-in-chief of Diplomaatia, the foreign and security policy magazine of the International Center for Defense and Security in Estonia. “The main riddle here is how to counter propaganda in a free society.”
Read more: The Christian Science Monitor

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