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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?

How to harm your own reputation: the case of

How to harm your own reputation: the case of "Boryspil robber" Godunok

A crisis communication analysis used as a training case at the "How to hack the media space" workshop held on August 1, 2019, in the Kyiv School of Economics.

Shary under mcresol: one of the politicians ganite, and who - praises well-known videoblogger?

Shary under mcresol: one of the politicians ganite, and who - praises well-known videoblogger?

Criticism of Poroshenko was the alpha and omega of most editions of the blog Anatoly Sharia. Regardless of the information occasion is available, the blogger was represented by the former President a liar and a thief, and all his actions exclusively to the PR. Other politicians, including new President.Zelensky, mentioned from September 2018 to July 2019 along the way.

Poroshenko and Zelenskyi: the first media months as presidents

Poroshenko and Zelenskyi: the first media months as presidents

On the very first month, Poroshenko focused on the patriotic agenda and western direction of foreign policy. Unlike him, Zelenskyi attempted to cover all social issues. But the width of issues coverage was to the detriment of depth.

The goal of sustainable development in the programmes of presidential candidates

The goal of sustainable development in the programmes of presidential candidates

Most attention in the PhD program is dedicated to improving the quality of education and economic development. But the problems of ecology, climate and renewable energy was considered necessary to reflect in their programmes, only a few participants in the electoral race.