Dmitry Strovsky has a PhD in Political Science and is media professor of the Journalism Faculty at Ural Federal University in the city of Ekaterinburg, Russia. Dr Strovsky is in charge of the Sequence of International Journalism and is responsible for the Master’s program on Political Journalism at his faculty. He is also a prolific author of a few books and numerous articles published in Russian and English on various issues concerning the historical and contemporary evolution of Russian mass communications and especially journalism. He participated with his papers on the above matters in many international conferences. Strovsky has also received numerous fellowships including Fulbright scholarship (2005) and has taught at universities in the United States, Finland, Sweden, Czech Republic, China and some other countries. In addition to this, Strovsky is a columnist for the Ural version of Novaya gazeta, one of very few liberal outlets in the contemporary Russia. Strovsky’s brief biography is included in the yearly “Dictionary of International Biography – 27th edition” (Cambridge: Melrose Press Ltd, 1999 (UK) and some other international sources.