Ukraine

Media Program in Ukraine

The USAID-funded Media Program in Ukraine will empower local media to expand Ukrainian citizens’ access to high-quality news and information. This project, implemented by Internews from 2018-2023, is the largest media development activity in Ukraine’s history, and represents a significant US $35m investment in Ukraine’s independent media sector. The last four years have seen a raft of important media reforms in the realms of access to information, transparency of media ownership and public service broadcasting.

Toronto TV

Kontakt is a television and radio network that features Ukrainian-Canadian topics, as well as news from and about Ukraine. This network uses social media platforms and short video segments to challenge disinformation narratives propagated by prominent politicians.

VoxCheck

Provides fact checking, explainers, and analytical articles, especially on issues of economic reform in Ukraine.

TrolleyBust

TrolleyBust is a service for tracking and blocking Internet trolls and other sources of anti-Ukrainian propaganda.

The goal is to open access to tools and unite the efforts of volunteers to clean up propaganda directed against Ukraine and Ukrainians.

They operate in several areas:
- Blocking propagandists and "experts"
- Bots, fake accounts
- Other users questioning the territorial integrity of Ukraine
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StopFake

The non­governmental organization Media Reforms Center is an educational platform, founded by Mohyla School of Journalism at National University of ‘Kyiv­Mohyla Academy’, which aims to implement high standards of journalism education in Ukraine, raise the level of media literacy, inform about the danger of propaganda and dissemination of fake information in the media.

Memo 98

Memo 98 is a specialist media monitoring organization, with extensive experience of delivery media analyses on behalf of international institutions as well as technical assistance to civil society groups. They were launched with support from the US-based National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI) in June 1998 to monitor the Slovak media prior to the 1998 parliamentary elections, using a methodology of qualitative and quantitative analysis.

Learn to Discern (L2D) - Media Literacy Training

IREX’s Learn to Discern approach helps citizens recognize and resist disinformation, propaganda, and hate speech. Learn to Discern’s unique methodology builds practical skills for citizens of all ages through interactive training, videos, games, and other learning experiences. We first implemented Learn to Discern to counter highly sophisticated disinformation campaigns in Ukraine. We are now piloting the curriculum in the United States with local communities and journalists.

Information Resistance

Information Resistance is a non-governmental project whose main task is to counteract in the information field external threats arising for Ukraine in the main areas: military, economic and energy, as well as in information security.

It is a website offering news and analysis of overall Russian aggression against Ukraine, including disinformation components. It conducts analysis and fact-checking on disinformation in Ukraine related to military, economic, energy, and security.
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Detektor Media

Media Detector is a non-governmental organization established by Ukrainian journalists in January 2004. From 2004 to April 2016, the NGO was called Telekritika, as was the site of the same name, which had existed since September 2001. The leader of the team is Natalia Ligachova, who headed the site and the NGO. It is an online news organization that complies stories on misinformation to raise national media literacy in preventing susceptibility to info disorder. They have multiple projects ranging from media literacy to online fact-checking to journalist training.