War in Ukraine: International Media Coverage

Since 24 February 2022, the war in Ukraine has been in the headlines of mainstream, alternative, general, specialized, international, national, and local media. How can the first three months of the coverage be evaluated?


Tim Judah, British journalist, and author. Writes mostly for The Economist. Judah spent three months in Ukraine reporting for the Financial Times, New York Review of Books and The Economist. Europe`s Futures Alumni. Based in London.
Alexey Kovalev, Russian journalist. Head of Investigative Desk at Meduza, Riga-based independent Russian media. Kovalev walked out of Russia when the war started. He has more than 20 years of media experience working in Moscow. Based in Riga.
Nataliya Gumenyuk, Ukrainian journalist, founder of the Public Interest Journalism Lab and cofounder of NGO TV Hromadske TV. Based in Kyiv. (to be confirmed)
Dr Anna Litvinenko, Russian academic and lecturer, Freie Universität Berlin. She has been monitoring German media coverage for almost a decade. Based in Berlin.
Dr Laura Pérez Rastrilla (Complutense University, Madrid) and Leif Lonsmann (Nordic Journalistic Center, Copenhagen) will comment on media coverage in their respective countries.

Concept, Moderation and Format

Mirjana Tomić, Presseclub Concordia/fjum and Ivan Vejvoda, head of the Europe’s Futures program at IWM, Vienna.