A Little Reality On Russian TV
Friday, February 17, 2012
On March 4th Russia could return Vladamir Putin to office for another 6 year term. Putin’s seeming inevitable lock on power has brought protestors out into the street and for the first time ever that opposition is creeping onto television – both entertainment and news programming. Alessandra Stanley, television critic for The New York Times, tells Brooke that watching Russian TV news is a little bit NPR and a little bit North Korea.