Category Archives: Media

Facebook marked the post from the ZIK TV channel as false because of a fake about Ulyana Suprun

Authors:Katerina GoncharovaIndependent fact-checkers monitor misinformation on Facebook and provide links to verified information. This time the social network warns about another fake, spread by ZIK TV channel. The social network Facebook marked the video posted on the ZIK TV channel page as untrue, as the TV program voiced a fake about the former head of the Ministry of Health Ulyana Suprun . This drew the

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Ukrainian TV channel cries political pressure after backlash to airing “foreign” RFE/RL & BBC programs

Article by: Olena Makarenko with contributions by Alya Shandra The Ukrainian media Espreso TV is saying it is being pressured after the Ukrainian state media regulator scheduled an unplanned inspection of the channel. The reason for the inspection is eerily reminiscent of Soviet times: broadcasting programs of the Ukrainian desks of the BBC and Radio Liberty (RFE/RL), which Ukraine’s National

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Tetyana Danylenko together with ZIK employees launched a YouTube project

Its budget is about 100 thousand hryvnias a month. They are currently investing in production. TV and radio presenter Tetyana Danylenko has launched a YouTube channel “Danylenko.”, Which will publish the author’s content on socio-political issues. She told about it in the comment to “Media Detector”. Ms. Danylenko is working on the project together with the production company Bad Raven, which is owned by

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Google has blocked the account and YouTube of the pro-Kremlin RIA FAN

As a result, tens of thousands of agency videos and projects have been deleted. This was reported on the website of RIA FAN (Federal News Agency). It is noted that Google has explained its actions as a “violation of the rules” by Russian media, without specifying specific reasons. The FAN claims that they allegedly did not violate anything, and the

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The Interim Investigation Commission has completed an investigation into Medvedchuk’s channels

On April 15, the Interim Commission of Inquiry to investigate information on compliance with legislative requirements during the change of owners of news channels and ensure counteraction to information influence of the Russian Federation, submitted to the Verkhovna Rada the materials concerning TV channels 112 Ukraine, ZIK and NewsOne, which belong to a close associate of Viktor Medvedchuk Taras Kozak.

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