Darya Novotarova

Research Assistant

Project: SIR – The Importance of Appearances

Darya Novatorova is a Postgraduate student of Master Studies in Mass Communication at the Department of Communication, conducting her research under the supervision of Professor Katharine Sarikakis.

Darya worked as research assistant on the research project on presumption of innocence (SIR): 'The Importance of Appearances: How Suspects and Accused Persons are Presented in the Courtroom, in Public and in the Media'. The project is supported by the Justice Programme of the European Union.

Previously Darya completed her first Master's degree in Journalism (2012) at the Moscow State University, the Department of Journalism and holds a Ph.D. degree (2016) in media law from the same University, where her research addressed the international principles of Internet' and media's regulation, especially the politics of the Council of Europe, UNESCO and the United Nations and OSCE.


Novatorova, Darya (2017). Review of a book Skillen, Daphne, Freedom of Speech in Russia: Politics and Media from Gorbachev to Putin, Abingdon, UK: Routledge, 2017, 363 pp. // Wroclaw, Poland, Wroclaw University Press, Central European Journal of Communication, Volume 10, №2 (19), p. 255-258.