Archive of Courtney Ranson

Courtney Ranson has worked for many years as a media analyst with government institutions and was a consultant with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. The primary focus of her research is the impact and development of social media in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. She received a Masters degree in Russian and East European Area Studies from Indiana University. She speaks Russian, French, and Polish.

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Kazakhstan’s Union of Journalists and Head Editors’ Club Adopt Ethics Codex

by Courtney Ranson

The leaders of the Journalists’ Union of Kazakhstan and the Head Editors’ Club presented on 30 October an ethics codex for Kazakh journalists that is intended as an “instrument of self discipline and moral and ethical orientation” to facilitate “gaining trust and respect for journalists and the mass media.” The original document was developed by [...]

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