On the morning of February 24th, 2022, Russia launched a large-scale invasion of Ukraine, with military incursions from the north, south, and east. Not only were the lives of Ukrainian soldiers at risk defending their country, but the lives of all Ukrainians. At the forefront of the conflict, Ukrainian journalists are imperiled reporting crucial information minute by minute, as the war continues. In this new and dangerous environment, journalists must adapt their work to stay safe.
What are the immediate and long-term needs of Ukrainian journalists on the ground? How must journalists adapt to reporting in a conflict? How can we best support journalists on the front lines and in occupied territory?
To address these and other questions USAGM and IREX, are convening a panel of media experts to discuss Journalism on the Front Lines in Ukraine.