Media Education Literacy in Russia: Past and Present Perspectives

18 Pages Posted: 6 Jul 2015

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Alexander Fedorov

Rostov State Univesity of Econimics; Taganrog State Pedagogical Institute

Date Written: July 5, 2015


The article offers an historical overview of the birth and development of media education in Russia. From the early decades of the XX century to nowadays - albeit with ups and downs - media education has always played an important role both in the research of scholars with different disciplinary backgrounds as well and in the daily practice of teachers, educators and media professionals. In the final part, the role and objectives of the numerous media education centres active in the country are presented.

Keywords: Media education, Russia, Media Education Centre, Historical development

Suggested Citation

Fedorov, Alexander, Media Education Literacy in Russia: Past and Present Perspectives (July 5, 2015). Available at SSRN: or

Alexander Fedorov (Contact Author)

Rostov State Univesity of Econimics ( email )

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Taganrog State Pedagogical Institute ( email )

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