2017 OUTLOOK: OPTIMISM OR UNCERTAINTY?

http://dare-think.com/2017/01/trump-presidency-and-china-growth-boost-global-outlook-says-imf/  http://dare-think.com/2017/01/global-economy-year-ahead-investor-optimism-global-economic-reality-may-clash-in-2017/  http://dare-think.com/2017/01/10-key-themes-for-the-world-economy-in-2017/ http://dare-think.com/2017/01/world-bank-cuts-growth-forecast-cites-protectionists-pressures/

RUSSIAN MEDIA UNDER STATE CONTROL

http://dare-think.com/2017/01/russia-freedom-of-the-press-2016/ http://dare-think.com/2017/01/censorship-and-extremism-the-state-of-modern-russian-media/  http://dare-think.com/2017/01/censorship-and-extremism-the-state-of-modern-russian-media/ http://dare-think.com/2017/01/how-putin-has-created-the-mirage-of-media-pluralism-in-russia/

“Russia: Freedom of the Press 2016” , Freedom House, 2016

“The state significantly influences the information shown to Russian public through the media. But Russian propaganda is not a pure lie, it is just picking, choosing and twisting information in favor of Russian authorities”. The…