Raboche-Krestianskii Korrespondent

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Raboche-Krest’ianskii Korrespondent


(The Workers’ and Peasants’ Correspondent), a Soviet monthly journal published in Moscow by the editorial staff of the newspaper Pravda. It has appeared since 1924, except for a period from 1941 through 1957.

Raboche-krest’ianskii korrespondent summarizes the experience of the worker and peasant correspondents’ movement and helps the broad masses of workers, peasants, and members of the working intelligentsia to participate in the work of the press. The journal analyzes the work of city, raion, and factory newspapers. It also recommends measures that enable newspapers to assist labor collectives in fulfilling state tasks and socialist obligations. To assist the worker and peasant correspondents, the journal publishes the following educational sections: “We Invite You to a Seminar,” “Wall Newspaper,” “School for Skills,” “Conversation With a Colleague,” “At a Briefing,” “Window on the World” (for beginning newspaper photographers), and “Conversations on the Russian Language.” Circulation, 150,000 (1974).

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