Disentangling Disinformation | The Truth As The Path To Justice: Reporting Russian War Crimes

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Tuesday, February 27, 2024 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
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Nataliya Gumenyuk is a Ukrainian journalist, and author specializing in conflict reporting. She is the founder and CEO of the Public Interest Journalism Lab which promotes constructive discussion around complex social issues. After the full-scale Russian invasion, Gumenyuk co-founded “The Reckoning Project: Ukraine Testifies” which documents war crimes committed during the war. The Reckoning Project’s documentaries and articles have been published by TIME, Vanity Fair, The Atlantic, and The New York Times. In 2023 under Gumenyuk’s leadership within the “Connecting The Continents” initiative, PIJL brought to Ukraine senior editors, public intellectuals and journalists from Latin America, Africa, and Asia. Nataliya is the author of several documentaries and books, including “The Lost Island: Tales From The Occupied Crimea” and “The Maidan Tahrir” - on the development after the Arab Spring, as well as co-author of the book “The Scariest Days of My Life. The dispatches of the Reckoning Project“. As a foreign news correspondent, she has reported from over 50 countries. Nataliya regularly writes for The Guardian, Vanity Fair, The Washington Post, The Rolling Stone, Die Zeit, The New York Times, and The Atlantic. As a foreign news correspondent, she has reported from over 50 countries. Gumenyuk was the co-founder and head of Independent Ukrainian Hromadske TV and Hromadske International and is currently a Board member. She is the recipient of the 2022 NED Democracy Award, 2022 Media Freedom Award, as well 2023 Hanns Joachim Friedrichs Prize.

Organized by the Program on Peace and Development at Yale University, MADE (Mass Atrocities in the Digital Era), and the Department of Social Justice Education at the University of Toronto