Announcement: Workshop for journalists “The role of the media in covering conflicts”

On Monday, July 9, at 15-00 UCMC press center will host a workshop for journalists on topic: “The role of the media in covering conflicts”.


  • Keith Richburg, journalist at The Washington Post (1990 – 2013), fellow at the Institute of Politics at Harvard University and a lecturer of international reporting at Princeton University, author of “Out Of America: A Black Man Confronts Africa”

Mr. Richburg will cover:

–  Fake news

–  Safety for journalists in war zones, dealing with trauma and PTSD

–  Media literacy

  • Peter Dickinson, Publisher of Business Ukraine and Lviv Today magazines

Mr. Dickinson will cover:

– challenges of explaining complex conflicts to international audiences;
– challenges of producing balanced reporting in a fake news environment;
– war of words: the importance of terminology in modern conflict reporting.

The event is open for everyone interested in the topic.