Financial and Economic Aspects of the Trud Newspaper Functioning in First “NEP” (New Economic Policy) Years

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Maksim I. Babyuk

PhD in Philosophy, Associate Professor at the Chair of Mass Media Theory and Economics, Faculty of Journalism, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia


Section: History of Journalism

This article contains the financial and economic analysis of activity of Soviet newspaper «Trud» in 1922—1923. Based on archival documents the author describes peculiarities of newspaper funding, income and expenditure pattern, as well as the cost value of publication as of the indicated period.

Keywords: Trud, newspaper, media, economy, USSR

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