Self-censorships in Ukraine: Distinguishing between the silences of television journalism

  title={Self-censorships in Ukraine: Distinguishing between the silences of television journalism},
  author={Taras Fedirko},
  journal={European Journal of Communication},
  pages={12 - 28}
  • Taras Fedirko
  • Published 6 January 2020
  • Business
  • European Journal of Communication
This article builds on biographical interviews with public service broadcasting journalists, who have earlier worked for mainstream private media in Kyiv, Ukraine, to argue that journalists, according to their own understandings, engage in several different forms of self-censorship that do not necessarily have a direct relationship to external censorship. I identify and analyse three different forms of self-censorship – pragmatic, ethical and affective – that are simultaneously present in the… 

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