Office of Public Affairs
Oct. 2, 2000
RUSSIAN JOURNALIST TO SPEAK
IN OSWEGO STATE LECTURE SERIES
OSWEGO -- Russian journalist and author Dr. Ivan Zassoursky will be the first speaker this semester in the College of Arts and Sciences Lecture Series at Oswego State. He will speak at 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, in Room 107 of Lanigan Hall.
His lecture will be open to the public free of charge. A reception will immediately follow.
Zassoursky is from the faculty of journalism at Moscow State University. He is a senior research associate in residence at the SUNY Center on Russia and the United States, which opened Jan. 1 in Albany.
He won this year's Moscow State University Shuvalov Prize for "The Mass Media in the Second Republic," a book on the current state of the media in the Russian republic.
He has worked as a reporter, parliamentary correspondent and editor at Studinformo News Agency, as correspondent and economics editor for Nezavisimaya Gazeta daily newspaper and as political and media adviser to Vice Prime Minister Boris Nemtsov.
This year he served as elections manager for the Union of Right Forces parliamentary elections campaign.
In 1998, Zassoursky started an Internet project on literature, and he has published articles, essays and book reviews in the Internet magazine Russian Journal.
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