Dr Andrei Richter, Researcher Professor at Comenius University in Bratislava and Adjunct Professor of the Webster University in Vienna has joined our Fellowship program. Dr Richter has served as Director and a Senior Adviser at the Office of the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media from 2011-2022.

He has authored more than 250 publications on media law and policy in 12 languages, including the standard media law textbook for journalism students in the Russian Federation (2002, 2009, 2016), a textbook on international standards of media regulation (2011), a textbook on online media law (2014), and a book on censorship and freedom of the media in post-Soviet countries, published by UNESCO (2007).

Dr Richter sits on the editorial boards of a number of international journals on communications and the media and founded and led Moscow Media Law and Policy Center, a Russian NGO in 1990-2010s. He also served as a commissioner at the International Commission of Jurists and the Chair of the Law Section of the International Association for Media and Communication Research.

For more information about his research work, see Richter’ fellowship page.