A number of webinars are continuing on the Faculty of Journalism of Zaporizhzhia National University, which are held in conjunction with the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication of the University of Utah (USA).
During the last webinar, which was held on November 14, students and professors discussed topics of journalistic ethics and objectivity in mass media activities. Both sides compared journalistic standards in American and Ukrainian journalism and found common and distinctive points.
These webinars are part of a grant project of the Faculty of Journalism "Media Literacy and Smart: Youth Cooperation of Ukraine and the USA", which is supported by the US Embassy in Ukraine and will last until May 2019.
“I think there are still few such projects in the university, when you can be in the same time, in the same space with the Americans, with representatives of other countries. Our goal is cooperation, finding common or different points of view, their discussion and international cooperation, not on paper, but in real life”, - Kateryna Sirinok-Dolharova, associate professor at the Department of Journalism, shared her impressions.
The previous two webinars were devoted to fake news topics, factual mailing and news sources. Note that they all take place in the laboratory of American English, which was opened at the Faculty of Foreign Philology, also with the support of a grant from the US Embassy in Ukraine.
In general, the program is designed for 8 webinars. In this calendar year, this was the last, and the next will begin in the winter semester of 2019.