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Conclusion: Media in Easter Europe

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Botschafter der Bundesrepublik Jugoslawien in Österreich
Editor, Russia Profile

Mihajlo KOVAC

Botschafter der Bundesrepublik Jugoslawien in Österreich

oppositioneller Abgeordneter im Parlament der Republik Serbien Mitbegründer und Vizevorsitzender der Demokratischen Partei Serbiens (DSS) aus "RTS" entlassen, weil er gegen die "Sprache des Hasses" und zwischennationale Konfrontationen in der damaligen SFRJ eintrat freischaffender Journalist (Nin, Danas, Vin)
 Seit 1970 politischer Kommentator der Tageszeitung "Politika" in Belgrad
 Seit 1980 Chefredakteur des Magazins "Duga"
 Seit 1986 Redakteur und Moderator der TV-Tagesschau bei RTS (staatlicher Hör- und Fernsehfunk), außenpolitischer Redakteur und Kommentator


Editor, Russia Profile

Graduated from the Moscow State University s School of Journalism served as Moscow correspondent for Geneva-based news and features agency Ecumenical News International (ENI). joined the staff Moscow s leading independent English-language newspaper The Moscow Times, where he covered politics, media and religion as a senior staff writer. Mr. Zolotov s coverage of the takeover of NTV and TV-6 television companies, as well as other aspects of the country s media policies earned him the reputation as an expert on media issues. He has been interviewed by leading international broadcasters, such as BBC, CNN, PBS and NPR and contributed opinion pieces to The Christian Science Monitor, Nezavisimaya Gazeta and other publications. Mr. Zolotov is also recognized as an expert in Russia s religious affairs and global developments in regard to Orthodox Christianity.
 During his studies, spent a year as an exchange student at Sarah Lawrence College (Bronxville, New York) and a year as a visiting scholar at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism (New York City).
 Began his journalistic career in 1992 as a translator and fixer at the Moscow bureau of The Christian Science Monitor.