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Sorosyata. How the Goncharuk`s government was written into the Russian strategic narrative

Sorosyata. How the Goncharuk`s government was written into the Russian strategic narrative

We unveil the investigation conducted in January 2020. This investigation proves that Goncharuk`s government became a character of a Russian strategic narrative used for the description of current developments in Ukraine in a lightfavorable for Russia. Ostensibly, after the nationalists` electoral defeat on presidential elections, 'sorosyata' came to power and keep on unfriendly to Russia policy ripping people off for the benefit of the western capital.

Alarming diagnosis: communication crisis in Ukrainian social networks during quarantine

Alarming diagnosis: communication crisis in Ukrainian social networks during quarantine

• The number of Ukrainian social network users covered by panic mood is constantly growing. • Panic mood, as well as over-optimistic, predominantly grounds on fake and manipulative data. Meanwhile, posts with constructive vision include much less share of fakes. • Women who earlier relatively little been interested in politics now are most severely vulnerable to manipulations in this issue.

Who broke up the panic during the evacuation of Ukrainians from China? An analysis of media and social networks

Who broke up the panic during the evacuation of Ukrainians from China? An analysis of media and social networks

Pro-Russian actors and Poroshenko`s supporters used the evacuation issue for criticizing Zelenskyi`s team. In doing so, Pro-Russian media also defamed all the Ukrainians` image. This category of media in its publications was extremely manipulative and emotional while the media close to Poroshenko were more careful in their manipulations and first of all aimed the President, not a coronavirus panic.

Effective and ineffective communication: a new method of communication campaign analysis

Effective and ineffective communication: a new method of communication campaign analysis

Why do failed the communication campaign of Culture, Youth and Sports Ministry regarded the new Disinformation bill? We show the answer basing on the new methodology of the Center for the Content Analysis. It allows not only to determine the ratio of positive and negative publications but also to assess the efficiency of contacts with the audience. You may order similar research of your own communication.

Snap elections to the Verkhovna Rada and polarised views about the hryvna: what Ukrainian media promiced for 2020

Snap elections to the Verkhovna Rada and polarised views about the hryvna: what Ukrainian media promiced for 2020

Traditionally, in January we summarize the forecasts on the current year published in Ukrainian media at the end of the past year. Let`s see on December, 2020 which of them proves true. This time the moderate forecasts were the most popular. Systemic political crisis in Ukraine, which was expected in summer, is not considered as a real chance now. The same is regardind the economic issues: instead of recession or collapse of the hryvnia, some experts expect only a slowdown in GDP growth and the moderate national currency decline.

Who used the Sheremet case to defame Ukrainian patriots, and who came under their influence

Who used the Sheremet case to defame Ukrainian patriots, and who came under their influence

We found, that a campaign has been really launched. It was mainly done by the pro-Russian media and barely accessed other parts of the social media audience. General Prosecutor Ryaboshapka and the Ministry of Internal Affairs made improper statements about detainees. Albeit their communication tools have not used in the negative promulgation, their words have reached a wide media audience.

Forecasts 2019: western analysts guess in a 50% of all cases, Ukrainian and Russian experts at times just lie

Forecasts 2019: western analysts guess in a 50% of all cases, Ukrainian and Russian experts at times just lie

Reading the forecasts of western experts with a 50% probability means reading misinformation. Unlike forecasts of Ukrainian and Russian analysts, where wrong thoughts get a far greater share, especially in the political issues.

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Poroshenko and "Diesel show": how fake revealed the power of a new megainfluential media channel

Fake that was published on the satirical news website disseminated first in natural way: as a joke. Nevertheless, in a few hours it turned into post-truth in the classical style of USA 2016 elections.

Greta of patriots and Greta of socialists. What we`ve learned about Ukrainian Facebook due to Swedish activist

Greta of patriots and Greta of socialists. What we`ve learned about Ukrainian Facebook due to Swedish activist

Discussion about the environment caused by Greta Thunberg revealed several powerful information processes in the Ukrainian segment of Facebook and showed the attitude of some active groups of social media users to environmental issues.

Under Zelenskyi`s fire: the case of Myronivskyi Hliboproduct

Under Zelenskyi`s fire: the case of Myronivskyi Hliboproduct

Three days before the parliamentary elections, Volodymyr Zelenskyi launched the information campaign against Yurii Kosuk and his company Myronivskyi Hliboproduct by requesting security forces to start the inspection of this business. What were the main communication mistakes of MHP?