By analyzing the usage of the word “market” (rynok) in the Russian press since 1990, the author shows how the keyword takes on new meanings, reflecting and relates to the different social and political roles of the press outlets in an evolving, modernizing environment.
Post-doctoral researcher at the Aleksanteri Institute, University of Helsinki. Her research interests include Russian and Finnish media. Recently she has worked on the development of the press market in Russia and the convergence developing in the Finnish newspaper market. Lehtisaari is also the editor-in-chief of Idäntutkimus, The Finnish