National Union of Journalists of Ukraine

News Of The Week

January 30 – February 5, 2023

NUJU determines priorities for 2023

“Over 2,000 journalists and more than 200 media outlets received financial and technical assistance with the help of the National Union of Journalists of Ukraine (NUJU) in 2022,” emphasized Sergiy Tomilenko, the President of the NUJU, during a plenary session of the NUJU Board on February 2.The plenary session began with a moment of silence for the journalists killed in the terrible year 2022, fulfilling their professional and patriotic duty.

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Media Work During the War

New edition of We are from Ukraine! contains best journalists’ materials of the wartime

Works of the winners and laureates of the Information Front 2022 contest have been published in the latest edition of the We are from Ukraine! publication of the National Union of Journalists of Ukraine (NUJU).
The editorial team of the Novyi Den newspaper from liberated Kherson, in particular Anatoliy Zhupyna, Liudmyla Zhupyna, and Oksana Pavlenko, is working on the preparation of a special issue.

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Journalist’s Story

Journalist Pavlo Yeshtokin: Our mission is to make sure people don't die of panic

Overnight into February 24, Pavlo, the editor and founder of the Volnovakha.City website, did not sleep. By that time, he had had a fever for several days. It was two o'clock in the morning, when suddenly the city shuddered from a powerful explosion. The room was flooded with bright light, somewhere on the street, glass was falling from the windows of high-rise buildings. Volnovakha is a frontline city, and during the nine years of war in the East, Pavlo had heard explosions more than once, but this time everything was different.

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Journalists' Solidarity Center

Editor-in-chief of Stepova Zoria weekly and website Iryna Sytnik goes to the front line

The media journalist received a certified bulletproof vest and a helmet for work in a war zone at a free rental point that operates in the Dnipro Journalists’ Solidarity Center of the National Union of Journalists of Ukraine (NUJU).

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Support for the media

Serhii Vysotskyi: We cannot betray our readers

With the beginning of a full-scale war, the editorial office of the Zhyttia Semenivshchyny newspaper continued its work and even became a kind of mediator between those who needed and those who could give. And its editor, Serhii Vysotskyi, personally delivered food to those in need. The material about the 90-year-old publication and its staff was published by Novyny Horodnianshchyny as part of the Journalists are Important! initiative of the National Union of Journalists of Ukraine (NUJU).

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“Working with international financial donors is difficult, but fruitful”: a meeting-discussion at NUJU

Are social media networks and the Internet assistants or dangerous competitors? Is it possible to effectively cooperate with Ukrposhta? What does it take to get support from grant-givers? A lively discussion on these and other topics took place on Monday, January 30, during an online meeting entitled Resilience of Local Media: Reviving Operation in De-Occupied Territories held by the National Union of Journalists of Ukraine (NUJU) in the format of a media coffee.

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