Author profile: Marta Dyczok

Marta Dyczok is Associate Professor at the Departments of History and Political Science, Western University, Fellow at the University of Toronto’s Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies (CERES), Munk School of Global Affairs, Adjunct Professor at the National University of the Kyiv Mohyla Academy. She was a Shklar Research Fellow at the Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute (2011) and a Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars in Washington DC (2005-2006). Her latest book is Ukraine’s Euromaidan. Previous books include: Media, Democracy and Freedom. The Post Communist Experience (co-edited with Oxana Gaman-Golutvina, 2009), The Grand Alliance and Ukrainian Refugees (2000), and Ukraine: Change Without Movement, Movement Without Change (2000). Her doctorate is from Oxford University and she researches media, memory, migration, and history.

Ukraine’s Media after 25 Years of Independence

Ukraine’s Media after 25 Years of Independence

Ukraine’s media system has drastically changed in recent years, but like the rest of the country it is still a work in progress with many hurdles to overcome.

The Crimean Tatar’s World Congress and Eurovision

The Crimean Tatar’s World Congress and Eurovision

Every year Crimean Tatars commemorate their deportation by Stalin in 1944. More than 70 years later, the singer Jamala wrote a song about the deportations and won the Eurovision song contest.

Cloudy weather in Carpathian mountains, Ukraine

War Echo in Ukrainian Mountains

The Right Sector emerged during Ukraine’s winter Euromaidan protests and is controversial because of their right wing ideology and advocating the use of force.

Ukraine’s Media during Revolution, Annexation, War and Economic Crisis

Ukraine’s Media during Revolution, Annexation, War and Economic Crisis

After the Euromaidan protests, Ukraine found itself on the receiving end of a hybrid war coming from Russia as information was weaponized by the Kremlin.

Recovering from Frontline Wounds in Kyiv and an Unexpected Encounter

Recovering from Frontline Wounds in Kyiv and an Unexpected Encounter

Arseniy Yatseniuk resigned as Ukraine’s Prime Minister when MPs refused to release additional funds for the war effort, and the ruling coalition dissolved.

Discussing Ukraine’s Euromaidan with Serhii Plokhii

Discussing Ukraine’s Euromaidan with Serhii Plokhii

Going beyond the headlines is the role of historians and intellectuals in today’s society. It will be pivotal to the way to resolving the current crisis in Ukraine.

Broadcasting through Information Wars with Public Radio Ukraine

Broadcasting through Information Wars with Public Radio Ukraine

They didn’t say they were fighting an information war. The term was not yet in vogue. But when a handful of journalists created Hromadske Radio that’s what they were doing.

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Reflections on Ukraine’s Conflicting Story in the Media

In a situation where information is being used as a weapon, the media in Ukraine and Russia has not presented a clear picture of events, their causes, or their consequences.

Past Reaching into Present in Ukraine’s Undeclared War

Past Reaching into Present in Ukraine’s Undeclared War

If people take a clear look at the past and confront the truths and the lies, it may help convince those being spurred to kill that they’d be better off building a future.

The Ukraine-Russia Border: Passage Is Forbidden, But Who Will Stop You?

The Ukraine-Russia Border: Passage Is Forbidden, But Who Will Stop You?

It is shocking how casual the border between two countries in a state of undeclared war can be.

The Ukraine Story in Western Media

The Ukraine Story in Western Media

In reporting on the Ukraine crisis information has been used as a weapon and the rules of objective reporting have worked against the goal of providing accurate coverage.

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