HSE University School of Integrated Communications Ranked Best by Association of Communication Agencies of Russia (AKAR) for 2020
The School of Integrated Communications, part of the Faculty of Communications, Media, and Design, has topped the ratings of Russian schools that train specialists in the field of advertising. The ranking is compiled annually by the Association of Communication Agencies of Russia (AKAR), which brings together more than 200 participants in the communication services market.
In recent years, all advertising of contraceptives has disappeared from Russian television, replaced by messages denying that sex can be made safer. While television in Russia supports the state's attempts to regulate people's private lives, condom commercials have migrated to the internet, a place that still remains relatively free of government control, according to the report '(Un)safe Sex Ads as a Mirror of Political Change in Russia' by Associate Professor of the Department of Integrated Communications Lyubov Borusiak.