Se ha denunciado esta presentación.
Utilizamos tu perfil de LinkedIn y tus datos de actividad para personalizar los anuncios y mostrarte publicidad más relevante. Puedes cambiar tus preferencias de publicidad en cualquier momento.

Annual report 2019

Annual report of NGO Donetsk institute of information

  • Inicia sesión para ver los comentarios

  • Sé el primero en recomendar esto

Annual report 2019

  1. 1. REPORT 2019 The focus of the project is on the current problems of the region, as well as media coverage of the electoral process in terms of human rights. A network of six media from the Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts was created to produce materials according to journalistic standards. Life of project: June 1, 2018 – February 28, 2020 Products: •87 articles (68 in 2019) •72 video reports (including 37 in 2019) •35 video programs •24 video reports produced by the media involved in the project “Donbas News” YouTube channel: 11,381,044 views (+157%, hereinafter in comparison with 2018) 2,938,566 views (+15%) Facebook page followers: 79,000 (+111%) Kyiv will return Donetsk. Who will be punished for «DNR»? 93,639 views 2019 Presidential Election: The Chronicles of Voting and Counting 51,341 views Pensioners of Donetsk and Lugansk have a chance to get their payments. When to expect changes? 22,840 views Top-3 materials of Projects Donbas Media Forum This is the largest forum for regional media operating in or creating a media product about the Donbas. It provides opportunities for professional development, fruitful discussions, interregional networking, and meetings with media stakeholders. The number of participants is increasing every year. Lubov Rakovytsia, co-organizer of the Forum: One of the goals of our event is to connect journalists with stakeholders on the so-called ground zero. For today, we have had a fairly high representation at the Forum from international media organizations, foreign missions in Ukraine, different levels of Ukrainian government and the heads of Donetsk and Luhansk regions. Vitaliy Komarnitsky, at that time the governor of Lugansk region, at the opening of the DMF: It is important to invite media representatives from the occupied territories to such meetings, so that residents of non-controlled territories also access impartial information from other regions of Ukraine. Life of project: April 24 – September 30, 2019 Products: the 5th Donbass Media Forum (Kharkiv, September 5-6, 2019) Participants: • 547 representatives of media, domestic and foreign partner organizations; • 24 regions, 201 editorial offices, 14 universities, international and all-Ukrainian organizations, and Ukrainian institutes of civil society; •Non-governmental organizations and charitable foundations working with IDPs and other groups, and in other spheres of civil society, think tanks, etc.; • International organizations (OSCE, SMM OSCE, UNHCR, EU Delegation to Ukraine, US Embassy in Ukraine, Embassy of the Netherlands in Ukraine, Embassy of the United Kingdom in Ukraine, Internews, Internews Ukraine, USAID, IREX, etc.; • Representatives of public authorities (Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, National Council for Television and Radio Broadcasting, Office of the Vice Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration of Ukraine, Secretariat of the Ombudsman, Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, Public Employment Service), of municipality (Kharkiv Regional Council, Kharkiv Regional State Administration, Kramatorsk City Council) and of territorial communities. Interregional Cooperation for Producing High Quality Content for East Ukraine The project aims at creating an interregional media network and content relevant to all regions of Ukraine. It helped to improve writing skills, shooting and editing skills of the participants. Also, it improved the quality of publications, attracting new and larger audiences, and directly impacting the lives of local communities. It allowed participants to increase their content performance (audience geography, number of views, retention rate) and expand their audience with the visitors who were not typically the primary consumers of their media products. Life of project: 1 January 2019 – currently Products: • two schools for text and visual storytelling; • 12 learning kits with information (video and article) on local social initiatives, human rights and regional reforms produced with the support of project mentors Reach on project network sites: 896,000 Participants: representatives of the editorial offices of Realnaya Gazeta (Luhansk region), Varosh (Uzhhorod), Vhoru (Kherson), (Lviv), IA Pushkinska (Odesa), Nakipilo (Kharkiv), Expert KR (Kryvyi Rih), STS (Sumy), Reporter (Ivano-Frankivsk), Svoi.City (Donetsk region) Contact Line The project raised important issues in various fields and encouraged the public to discuss them further. The structure of each program allowed the participants to see the medium of the opposite thought in a positive light, not as an abstract adversary, but as a person with certain reasons and grounds for their choice. Life of Project: November 2018 – April 2019 Products: 6 episodes of a talk show Total views: 525,000 Topics: Ways to resolve the conflict in Donbas, the language issue in Ukraine, vaccination and health care, Internet censorship, voting rights, forms of family diversity Donbas: Full Access The project is to deliver complete and impartial information on conflict-related events and political, social and economic life in the non- controlled territories of Donbas to stakeholders and editorial staff working on the topic, as well as a broad audience on both sides of the contact line. Life of project: May 1, 2018 – currently Products: • Daily review of events in the non-controlled territories of Donbas, followed by posting on the project site and e-mail (2,346 addressees, in particular, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, the National Union of Journalists of Ukraine, etc.) • Weekly monitoring of the human rights situation and major events in the political, social and economic spheres of the non-controlled territories • Analytical articles and infographics based on monitoring data • 7 analytical materials with recommendations for stakeholders • Weekly Donbas Today TV program, which analyzes the events related to the settlement of the conflict in Donbas; and has a steady audience, including residents of the non-controlled territories (each issue receives at least 10,000 views on YouTube, with speakers of different levels from local to national) Mobile Journalism in Donbas The project aimed to change the perception of important social issues by local communities and to decrease the social tension. It improved the professional skills of participants and increased the level of their recognition by the audience in the region. Life of project: August 27 – October 31, 2019 Products: •A three-days interactive seminar for bloggers, activists, and journalists from Donbas and working with the topic • 253 stories posted on Instagram and Facebook pages of participants with 28,158 views in total Topics: Social life in Donbas, human rights, every- day life in the region Marketing Project to Promote Your Own Products The project has expanded the reach of products of the DII and affirmed News of Donbas as the main media that covers the issues of the region and the process of resolving the military conflict. The projects have been implemented with the sincere support of: European Endowment for Democracy, National Endowment for Democracy, USAID through the Internews Network, UCBI, Black Sea Trust for Regional Cooperation, the Embassy of the Netherlands in Ukraine and the United States Embassy in Ukraine, UN RPP, Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine. The Fifth Donbass Media Forum was organized in partnership with the Ministry of Information Policy of Ukraine. Life of project: February 15 – March 15, 2019 Products: • Marketing analysis of DII activity • Promotional campaign on three national TV channels Telling the Truth In the election year, media participation in the political process was very intense. Most of them, as politically and financially involved, were biased. In the project materials, our journalists analyzed the media content that accompanied the election process and presented reliable and objective information. Life of project: January 7, 2019 – January 7, 2020 Products: 40 programs four interactive meetings with students on media literacy and data validation Total views: 727,000 Topics: Verification of statements by Ukrainian politicians, debunking of major myths related to the political process in Ukraine, fact-checking of Russian media reports and media in the uncontrolled territories Reinforcement of the 2019 election procedures through the media In 2019, the number of voters who temporarily change their polling place location for the two rounds of 2019 Ukrainian presidential election and for the early parliamentary election respectively increased by 84% ​​and 48% in comparison with the 2014 election. In the first round of the presidential election, 24% of such voters were IDPs and residents of the temporarily occupied territories. The 2019 election process witnessed an increase in political awareness within society, including the immediate target group of the project, residents of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions and people who were forced to change their place of residence due to the conflict in Donbas. This resulted from the activity of civil society actors, including DII. Protecting Freedom of Speech in Eastern Ukraine Topics: human rights in different spheres of life, discrimination of vulnerable populations, ecology, fight against corruption Yulia Didenko, “News of Donbas. Video” editor: One of our main 2019 achievements is the truthful coverage of election campaigns. Several projects produced materials which reported violations of legislation and several cases were submitted to the Unified registry of pre-trial investigations of Ukraine. Also,“Donbas Today,” our weekly analytical program, remains a top analytic product both on military conflict and life in the region and is produced in Donbas. It is important to add that throughout the year we continued to deconstruct the “DPR” and “LPR” fake news, surveying the propaganda not only of Russian media, but also of media from the non-controlled territories. Total budget of Donetsk Institute of Information for 2019 Revenue: 7,882,392.28 ₴ Account balances since 2018: 2,326,013.45 ₴ Costs of project activities: 8,855,050.63 ₴ 2019 is the year of two election campaigns. The DII had several projects focused on delivering objective information about the electoral process, candidates and their political platforms, researching their agenda and disclosing fake messages Life of project: February 15 – November 15, 2019 Products: •30 caption videos •36 explainer videos Total views: 1,411,022 Topics: Explanation of basic concepts, procedures, legislative grounds and features of the election process in Ukraine; analysis of the current political system and election results; checking the statements of politicians made during the presidential and parliamentary election campaigns in Ukraine