Tag: liveblog

On Liveblogging

February 16, 2015

Tuesday, February 17, 2015, will mark the 365th consecutive day of The Interpreter’s “Ukraine Live” coverage. To mark the occasion Matt Sienkiewicz, Assistant Professor of Communication and International Studies at Boston College, has written an analysis of the merits of liveblogging. Two poles dominate our current information environment. On one extreme there is the developing […]

Ukraine Liveblog Day 73: Has Russia Already Won Eastern Ukraine?

May 1, 2014

One day after Ukraine’s interim President said his government was “helpless” against Russian-backed militants who keep capturing government buildings, Russia warns Ukraine to withdraw its own troops from the border. Yesterday’s liveblog can be found here. For an overview and analysis of this developing story see our latest podcast. Please help The Interpreter to continue […]

The Battle For Truth In Eastern Ukraine: Interpreter Podcast

April 30, 2014

This week, Boston College Professor Matt Sienkiewicz and Interpreter Magazine’s managing editor James Miller discuss the latest news from eastern Ukraine, and how media narratives play a role in what happens next. How does The Interpreter work to sort truth from fiction and help combat Russia’s disinformation campaigns? See our Ukraine front page for the […]

Ukraine Liveblog Day 14: Could a Cold War Turn Hot Today?

March 3, 2014

Russia has vowed that its troops will stay until the situation in Ukraine is “normalized,” Russian troops are demanding that the Ukrainian bases they have surrounded surrender before the day is out, and two people beaten by pro-Russian crowds in Kharkiv have died. Is today the day when this standoff between Ukraine’s new government and […]

Ukraine Liveblog: Day 2 of The Battle For Maidan

February 19, 2014

The battle that has raged in the Ukrainian city of Kiev has entered its second day. On Tuesday, at least 25 were killed and perhaps hundreds wounded. Wednesday is already starting with bloodshed. If you’re just tuning in to Ukraine, our podcast covers the basic questions – what is happening, why are people protesting, and […]