Jordan Center in the Media

2022

  • Director Joshua A Tucker interviewed on the Global Visions Podcast episode “Joshua Tucker and Grigor Pop-Eleches: Author’s of Communism’s Shadow
  • Blog editor and faculty affiliate Maya Vinokour authored an article for Foreign Policy, “Russia’s Media is Now Totally in Putin’s Hands”
  • Faculty affiliate Eliot Borenstein quoted in CBC article, “Zelensky, Putin videos provide glimpse of evolving deep fake threat, experts say”
  • Blog editor and faculty affiliate Maya Vinokour translated Konstantin Olmezov’s final statement for N+1 magazine, “The Situation of Unfreedom: That which cannot be named on the Russian internet”
  • Faculty affiliate Jane Burbank authored an article for the New York Times Opinion section, “The Grand Theory Driving Putin to War”
  • Director, Joshua A. Tucker, interviewed on The Hamilton Today Podcast episode “Inflation out of hand, border tests getting dropped, Zelenskyy in the States, Russia’s debt issues, and more”
  • Director, Joshua A. Tucker, interviewed by News 12, segment “Experts weigh in on Putin’s regime, misinformation amid ongoing conflict in Ukraine”
  • Director, Joshua A. Tucker, interviewed on Wisconsin Public Radio, segment “Combating misinformation from the Russian war on Ukraine”
  • Director, Joshua A. Tucker, quoted in Bloomberg article, “Why Russia Is Saying Goodbye to Instagram”
  • Director, Joshua A. Tucker, interviewed on WNYU News, segment “The State of Russian Media”
  • Director, Joshua A. Tucker, interviewed on Deutsche Welle, segment “Will Putin be able to keep up the disinformation?”
  • Director, Joshua A. Tucker, quoted in Bloomberg article, “Why Social Media Acted So Fast After Russia’s Ukraine Invasion”
  • Director, Joshua A. Tucker, quoted in Al Jazeera English article, “Russia-Ukraine war: Biden bans US imports of Russian oil and gas”
  • Director, Joshua A. Tucker, interviewed by Brut., segment “How Russian media is covering the war in Ukraine”
  • Director, Joshua A. Tucker, quoted in Bloomberg article, “Putin Propaganda Machine Undercut by Social Media Blackout”
  • Director, Joshua A. Tucker, interviewed by The Hamilton Today Podcast segment “Peace talks during the Invasion of Ukraine and more”
  • Director, Joshua A. Tucker, quoted in The Weekly Times article, “Sign Putin could use Russia’s nuclear weapons on Ukraine”
  • Director, Joshua A. Tucker, quoted in Mashable article “In the Russia-Ukraine information war, encrypted messaging apps provide opportunity and risk”
  • Director, Joshua A. Tucker, quoted in Japan Times article “Putin’s propaganda machine undercut by social media blackout”
  • Jordan Center co-sponsored Teach-in, “What is Happening in Ukraine and Why? A Conversation with the NYU Community” summarized in Washington Square News.
  • Director, Joshua A. Tucker, quoted in Vice article “Putin’s ‘Cornered Rat’ Story Might Be a Warning About His Next Move”
  • Director, Joshua A. Tucker, quoted in Washington Post article “As Ukraine misinformation rages, Twitter’s fact-checking tool is a no-show”
  • Director, Joshua A. Tucker, quoted in Popular Science article “How tech companies are pushing back against Russia”
  • Director, Joshua A. Tucker, quoted in Vice article “Russia Sanctions Are Piling Up. But for China, It’s ‘Business as Usual.’”
  • Director, Joshua A. Tucker, interviewed on The Smerconish Podcast episode “Russian Invasion: Day 2″
  • Director, Joshua A. Tucker, quoted in Metro UK article “Peace in Europe ‘has been shattered’ after Russia started war against Ukraine”
  • Director, Joshua A. Tucker, interviewed on Yahoo Finance Live, “Russia-Ukraine war ‘going to be costly’ for Russia, NYU professor says”
  • Director, Joshua A. Tucker featured on MSNBC’s Mehdi Hasan Show, segment “Ukraine is a real country.”
  • Director, Joshua A. Tucker, quoted in New York Times article “Putin Calls Ukrainian Statehood a Fiction. History Suggests Otherwise.”

2021

  • Director, Joshua A. Tucker, quoted in Radio Svoboda article by Yuri Zhigalkin “Is Putin’s Political Expiration Expiring? Protests as a test of the system”.
  • New York Russia Public Policy Seminar on “The Russian Private Sector Today: Challenges and Prospects in a Post-Pandemic World” summarized in an article on NYU’s IR Insider.
  • Lecture by Anton Sobolev on “How Pro-Government “Trolls” Influence Online Conversations in Russia” summarized in an article on NYU’s IR insider.
  • New York Russia Public Policy Seminar on “Navalny and the Kremlin: Politics and Protest in Russia” summarized in an article on NYU’s IR insider.
  • Rossen Djagalov’s most recent book From Internationalism to Postcolonialism: Literature and Cinema between the Second and the Third Worlds reviewed by B. Amarilis Lugo de Fabritz in the Los Angeles Review of Books

2020

  • New York Russia Public Policy Seminar on “Belarus: Looking Forward and Looking East to Russia” summarized in an article on NYU’s IR Insider.
  • Eliot Borenstein’s “Russian Internet Memes: The Short Course” lecture on “Black Lives Matter and the Problem of Russian Racist Memes” referenced in a Russia Matters article by Peter Rutland and Andrei Kazantsev.
  • Eliot Borenstein, Professor of Russian and Slavic Studies, authored article for The Washington Post “Was Putin really blaming Jews for interfering in the U.S. election? Probably not.”
  • Rossen Djagalov, Assistant Professor of Russian and Slavic Studies, interviewed in Jacobin on “How African and Asian Writers Found a Soviet Audience”.

2018

  • Director, Joshua A. Tucker, quoted in a Globo article on “Comportamento imprevisível de Trump pode afetar eleições”
  • Director, Joshua A. Tucker, quoted in a Vice News article by Greg Walters on “How Trump’s trainwreck in Helsinki could backfire on Putin”
  • New York Russia Public Policy Seminar on “The New U.S.-Russian Cold War: Who Is To Blame?” video and article on The National Interest
  • New York Russia Public Policy Seminar on “The New U.S.-Russian Cold War: Who Is To Blame?” discussed on The John Batchelor Show and summarized in a The Nation article by Stephen F. Cohen
  • New York Russia Public Policy Seminar on “The New U.S.-Russian Cold War: Who Is To Blame?” summarized in a Meduza article by Kevin Rothrock
  • Director, Joshua A. Tucker, interviewed on a GloboNews show on “O jogo de forças na guerra da Síria”. (To play: choose Globosat Convidados- Username: globonewsplay.equipe; Password: globosat1)
  • Director, Joshua A. Tucker, interviewed on a Knowledge@Wharton, SiriusXM, show discussing how the UK, EU and US are retaliating against Russia over the poisoning of a former spy and his daughter in England
  • Anne Lounsbery, Chair of NYU Russian and Slavic Studies, quoted in a JSTOR article by Cynthia Green on “How Alexander Pushkin was Inspired by his his African Heritage”.
  • Director, Joshua A. Tucker, quoted in a Marketplace podcast with Kai Ryssdal discussing Russian propaganda and GMOs
  • Director, Joshua A. Tucker, quoted in a La Vanguardia article by David Ruiz Marull on “Así actúan los bots (rusos) en Twitter”
  • Director, Joshua A. Tucker, quoted in a Vice News article by Greg Walters on Russia and the 2018 Winter Olympics
  • Director, Joshua A. Tucker, quoted in a Vice News article by Greg Walters on “Why Putin is probably not worried about Russia’s latest opposition protests”
  • Director, Joshua A. Tucker, and graduate students, Sergey Sanovich and Denis Stukal, quoted in a Washington Square News article by Mack DeGeurin on Russian Bot Detection
  • Director, Joshua A. Tucker, quoted in an Inside Higher Ed article by Lindsay McKenzie on Monkey Cage retrospective on joining the Post
  • Graduate Student, Sergey Sanovich, quoted in a Vice News article by Greg Walters titled “Putin’s archival has weaponized YouTube and turned it against the Kremlin”
  • Director, Joshua A. Tucker, quoted in a U.S. News & World Report article by James Warren on Iran and social media.

2017

  • Director, Joshua A. Tucker, quoted in a Deutsche Welle article by Michael Knigge on “Facebook, Russia and the US elections – what you need to know”
  • Director, Joshua A. Tucker, quoted in a Business Insider article by Natasha Bertrand titled ‘The intervention was a surefire winner’: Trump’s presidency has created the ‘unbelievable turmoil’ Putin wanted all along’
  • Director, Joshua A. Tucker, quoted in a Business Insider article by Natasha Bertrand on US-Russia sanctions
  • Stephen Cohen, Professor Emeritus of Russian and Slavic Studies, speaking in a panel at the AJC Global Forum 2017 on “Power, Politics, and Putin Russia’s Role in Today’s World Order”
  • Anne O’Donnell, Assistant Professor of History and Russian and Slavic Studies, authored article for The New York Times on “The Bolsheviks Versus the Deep State”
  • Director, Joshua A. Tucker, speaking in an interview for Journal da Globo on Russian-American Relations
  • Director, Joshua A. Tucker, quoted in a Business Insider article by Natasha Bertrand

2016