Hromadske.TV


Hromadske.TV ( Ukrainian : Громадське ТБ ) is an Internet television station in Ukraine that began functioning on 22 November 2013. [1] [2] The project was announced in June 2013 by 15 journalists. [2] It is registered as an NGO.

History

The idea was born of journalist Roman Skrypin in September 2012. [2] After the ownership dispute of April 2013 at TVi 31, the journalists resigned from TVi on April 29, 2013, they believed as TVi employees that ” They could no longer “guarantee our audience to provide objective and impartial information”. [3] They then announced on 30 April 2013 to set up a “web project in which we will do the same work”. [3] The former TVi 31 journalists are eventually employed by Hromadske.TV. [2] Including the well-known (in Ukraine) Mustafa Nayem . [2] [3] The project was also joined by journalist Yulia Bankova , because she “in 2010, working at Pershyi Natsionalnyi for the first time [was] faced with censorship.” [2] The project was officially announced in June 2013 by 15 journalists. [2] A Russian counterpart Hromadske.TV Russia lasted only three months due to exhausted financial resources. [4] [2] The project was officially announced in June 2013 by 15 journalists. [2] A Russian counterpart Hromadske.TV Russia lasted only three months due to exhausted financial resources. [4] [2] The project was officially announced in June 2013 by 15 journalists. [2] A Russian counterpart Hromadske.TV Russia lasted only three months due to exhausted financial resources. [4]

The channel was scheduled to start operating in September 2013. [2] But its first show was on 22 November 2013 at 14:00. [1] It was originally scheduled to start at 18:00; But this time it was moved forward a few hours in response to the November 21, 2013 Ukrainian government decree preparations suspended for the signing of an EU-Ukraine Association Agreement . [5] [6] During the Euromaidan- protest, the channel saw its audience increase considerably. [7] These demonstrations of the Euromaidan were caused by the same reason (the decree of the government of the ” Ukraine of 21 November 2013) to find out why the channel began broadcasting earlier (22 November 2013). [8] On 29 November 2013, at Euromaidan, a journalist from 5 Kanal and Hromadske.TV said they were attacked by ” men athletically made in plain clothes who are supposed to be hired ” in Mariinsky Park in Kyiv , While “the police were nowhere to be seen”. The attacks took place during the shooting. The journalist’s camera was broken and his flash memory card was stolen. [9] [10] While “the police were nowhere in sight”. The attacks took place during the shooting. The journalist’s camera was broken and his flash memory card was stolen. [9] [10] While “the police were nowhere in sight”. The attacks took place during the shooting. The journalist’s camera was broken and his flash memory card was stolen. [9] [10]

Controversy

En juillet 2014, une ancre pour Hromadske TV a coupé une entrevue avec Tanya Lokshina, chercheur bien considéré au bureau de Human Rights Watch en Russie , après avoir insisté pour parler des pertes civiles, mais a refusé de blâmer la Russie pour le conflit ( Alors que HRW ne fait jamais de commentaires sur les questions de responsabilité politique), malgré les demandes répétées de l’ancrage, Danylo Yanevskiy. [11] [12]

Financement

La station est financée par des fonds publics et privés et dispose d’un compte bancaire ( Banque Privée ) affiché sur son site. Les contributions individuelles en 2013 ont atteint plus de 1,1 million de hryvnias ukrainiennes , – ₴ – [13] et près de 1,5 million au premier trimestre de 2014. [14]

According to the interim financial report, Hromadske TV was funded in 2013 by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands (793 089 Ukrainian hryvnias – ₴ -), the Embassy of the United States of America (399 650 ) and George Soros International Renaissance Foundation ( 247,860 ). [13] By June 2014, Hromadske TV received another 558,842 from the Government of Canada, 394,181 from the Fritt Ord Foundation, 287,898 from the US Embassy , Kiev , 207,402 ₴ d ‘An auction organized by’ Dukat ‘(The Auction House) and 1,875,180 ₴ of individual contributors.

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