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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Story about tomos: how the most popular political drama was staged

Story about tomos: how the most popular political drama was staged

How the very specific religious issue of Ukrainian Orthodox Church autocephaly became one of the most prominent topics covered by Ukrainian media in 2018 and the beginning of 2019.

Electoral fraud: a real threat or manipulation?

Electoral fraud: a real threat or manipulation?

More than a third of reports about bribing voters came from press-services and speakers of the Ministry of Interior Affairs and National Police. Among the politicians, the theme of the bribing of voters was the most active theme in the Yulia Tymoshenko headquarters. Naturally, the object of the attack was P. Poroshenko.

Electoral zrado-metrix: who forced, and who suppressed critical to Poroshenko topics

Electoral zrado-metrix: who forced, and who suppressed critical to Poroshenko topics

Media that are close to Poroshenko or most of the Ukrainian oligarchs usually suppress main topics uncomfortable to Ukrainian President. "Strana" and "24 channel" all mostly contributed to the spread of negative, but in a different way.

Leading by example: how to sort out the details of a reputation crisis in social media

Leading by example: how to sort out the details of a reputation crisis in social media

Analysis of the social networks audience reaction on the Content Analysis Centre`s post about a communication case dedicated to Alexander Petrovsky`s presence at the ceremony of the Tomos presentation

Why the news is so frustrating to us

Why the news is so frustrating to us

Editors prefer negative informational drives, because they are better distributed by the audience. Is that true? We have checked.