How and why do authoritarian regimes seek to control information? On today’s episode of So to Speak: The Free Speech Podcast, we are joined by University of Maryland Associate Professor Cynthia L. Martin to explore how one country, the former Soviet Union, restricted access to information and stifled dissent — and what changed when that regime collapsed in 1991.
- Podcast transcript
- Nothing Is True and Everything Is Possible: The Surreal Heart of the New Russia
- Cato Institute lecture: Stalin’s Propaganda and Putin’s Information Wars, featuring Princeton University Professor Stephen Kotkin
- Call for Proposals: 2020 FIRE Faculty Conference
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