Story: Tortured History Influences Russian Journalists’ Debate on Free Speech

For more in depth coverage from the team in Russia, look to Trevor Christian’s story about the plight of the journalist in modern Russia.

Christian spoke to Russian reporter Ana Keampets about the caution a journalist must have in a country where the press was heavely controlled not that long ago.

He also spoke to Anatoly Puyu, the Dean of St. Petersburg University’s School of Journalism who said he thinks free speech does have its limits.

“We teach our students to go right up to the line, [established in the constitution] but not to cross it. Journalism is dangerous work,” he said.

Read more here.