'Criticism Is Not Welcome': The Rise & Fall Of Russia's TV2
TV2 in Tomsk, Siberia, was one of the last free and independent regional media outlets in Russia. But the company's unfettered journalism was not in sync with the country's increasingly restrictive political climate. The station's broadcasts were shut down at the end of 2014. The story of Tomsk TV starkly illustrates both the power of a free press and how it can be silenced.