FEATURED Local Journalism, Misinformation and War: The View From Ukraine

  • Saturday, Sep 24 – 10 AM – 11 AM PT (17 – 18 UTC)
  • Location: San Francisco / San Jose
  • #ONA22Ukraine
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The ongoing war in Ukraine has become a continuous example of the importance of excellent local reporting and the role of misinformation in conflicts. Daryna Shevchenko, CEO of the Kyiv Independent will share her experiences in conversation with Caro Kriel, Chief Executive of the Thomson Foundation and longtime journalist focused on news in the region.

This session is designed for:

  • Journalists confronting misinformation while reporting on conflict
  • Leaders who understand that local news as a bulwark against repressive violence
  • Everyone interested in lessons from Ukraine on journalism and the information war


Daryna Shevchenko
CEO, The Kyiv Independent


Caro Kriel
Chief Executive, Thomson Foundation