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Yevhen Fedchenko

Yevhen Fedchenko


Yevhen Fedchenko, Ph.D is co-founder and Chief Editor of fact-checking website, leading hub of expertise on Russian disinformation. He is also Director of the Mohyla School of Journalism at National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy in Kyiv, Ukraine.

He advises on issues of tackling disinformation and media literacy, is an active commentator of Ukrainian politics and speaker at numerous high-level international conferences.

Yevhen spent more than 25 years with the media industry, covering international stories.

After moving to academia, his main interests are information wars, propaganda and weaponization of information, coverage of international politics in media and public diplomacy, digital journalism and innovations, journalism education in transitional societies, news standards. He contributed his comments to the NYT, RFE/RL, BBC, NPR, WNYC, Politico, Public Radio International, Radio Canada International, CBC, Mashable, SKY etc.

In 2010-2011 Yevhen Fedchenko was Fulbright visiting professor at USC Annenberg(Los Angeles, USA) and in 2022-23 is a visiting professor at Media at Risk Center, Annenberg, University of Pennsylvania.