National Union of Journalists of Ukraine

News Of The Week

January 23-29, 2023
Media Work During the War

Journalist Tetiana Luchynska: The 1st issue of Mayak newspaper was a mix of a front-line newspaper

The Bohodukhiv-based newspaper Mayak [Lighthouse] should have marked its 92nd birthday with a festive issue. It was ready on February 23, and it should have been printed the following day. But it saw the world that had changed only in May. But head of the newspaper, Tetiana Luchynska, did not leave her readers without news and took it upon herself to publish a front-line newspaper in the format of a combat leaflet. Thus, for a few months, the Mayak newspaper turned into a self-publisher.

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Legal support

Human rights defenders File Iryna Danylovych’s case to ECHR. Will the Court protect the civil journalist?

According to the human rights organization Crimea SOS. Her lawyers filed a complaint with the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) regarding the illegal detention and conviction of civil journalist Iryna Danylovych in the temporarily occupied Crimea.

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Journalists' Solidarity Center

Dnipro Journalists' Solidarity Center accepts student journalists for practice

Experienced journalists, advertisers, and PR specialists help future media professionals studying at the University of Customs and Finance to gain experience.

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UNESCO representative Chiara Bardeschi studies stories of IDPs in Lviv

Representative of UNESCO in Ukraine Chiara Bardeschi visited the Lviv Journalist Solidarity Center on Friday and talked to journalists who were forced to leave their homes because of the war and now live in Lviv. She also met with local media persons.

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Support for journalists

60 displaced media workers receive food kits in Zaporizhzhia

The actual headquarters for the provision of humanitarian aid was deployed at the Journalists' Solidarity Center of the National Union of Journalists of Ukraine (NUJU). Kits of the most vital products were handed over by volunteers of the non-governmental organization Beluha. This is already the second aid tranche so necessary for forced migrants.

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Journalist’s Story

Journalist Anna Moskaliuk:
We saw a shot car. People wanted to leave before curfew

On February 24, Anna was woken up by a call from her mother. It was very early, at 4:50 a.m., and therefore did not portend anything good.

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International assistance

International donors help revive Ukrainian media

A total of 20 regional and print media companies have been restored in front-line territories of Ukraine thanks to the funds attracted by the National Union of Journalists of Ukraine (NUJU) from foreign donors. This was said by Sergiy Tomilenko, the President of the NUJU, at a meeting entitled Strength of Local Media: Resuming Activity in De-occupied Territories, which took place on Monday, January 30.

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