Females in History of Russian Journalism

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Galina S. Lapshina

PhD in Philology, Associate Professor at the Chair of History of Russian Journalism and Literature, Faculty of Journalism, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia

e-mail: gslapshina@gmail.com

Section: History of Journalism

This article is to draw attention to a significant role women played in the history of Russian journalism — in its’ establishment, in the development of press, in expanding the readership, in democratization of social ideas, whose carrier journalism of Russia was.

Keywords: Empress Elizaveta Petrovna, first private magazines in Russia, policy of Catherine II in the field of Russian press development, Dashkova, literary salons, women-writers, women editors and publishers