Analytics Report Based On Research «West Ukrainian Media Network For Countering Misinformation»

This year the «Lviv Media Forum» team created «West Ukrainian Media Network For Countering Misinformation» with intention to help local media effectively combat manipulations and misinformation.

During the summer of 2021 experts studied channels and conditions for spreading misinformation in four regions of West Ukraine: Lvivska, Zakarpatska, Ivano-Frankivska and Chernivetska. For a more detailed report you can go here.

During the research in regions of Zakarpatska, Lvivska, Ivano-Frankivska and Chernivetska oblasts the following was conducted:

  • expert interviews;
  • local and social media monitoring;
  • sociological studies.

Based on findings and monitoring experts defined main challenges that aid misinformation spreading through online platforms and social media. Also recommendation list was provided to four newsrooms: Zaxid.Net (Lviv), Шпальта (Chernivtsi), КУРС (Ivano-Frankivsk), Varosh (Uzhhorod). This will help local media in resisting misinformation in regions.

More details on the research part, recommendations and tools that help in addressing misinformation can be found in the analytical report of the project:

This research happened thanks to sincere help from American people provided by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Content of the research is a sole courtesy of PO «Lviv Media Forum» and research agency Fama and might not reflect views of the USAID or US government.

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