Stories about Culture
Culture Shot No. 4: Orthodoxy (православ)
For this latest edition of Culture Shots, we decided to look at how Orthodoxy, the traditional religion of the majority of the Russian citizens, is represented in the mainstream Russian media.
How Sex Is Framed When Reporting On Japan
English-language media seem obsessed with sex in Japan. Geishas, boys who refuse sexuality, women who refuse to marry, androgyny, erotic robots, sex manga: these topics appear to dominate international coverage, creating an exotic and reductive view of Japanese culture. However, it's hard to know whether this obvious tendency in...