Marina ROMANOVA works with
newspaper 'Moskovsky komsomolets' writes twice per month a weekly 'Political
expertise' column, reports about major political events, the spot reports in the
sphere of social and regional policy. She is a journalist by training, with a
Ph.D. in political sciences from the Russian Academy of the State Administration
to the President of the Russian Federation in Moscow. Her research explores how
the quality of mass-media information is related to social risk, and vice versa.
Before returning to school, she was a special correspondent of ITAR TASS at the
upper chamber of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation.