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The Journalists Association “Novomedia” 

"The transformation of media returns the transformation of nation"


The Novomedia Association is the all-Ukrainian non-governmental journalistic organization. It was founded in 2004 on the initiative of journalist Ruslan Kukharchuk. The Association unites Christian journalists and other creative stuff of different media in two common ways: spiritual unity and professional interests.

For today, Novomedia  Association  includes about 200 members from secular and Christian media and has representatives in the majority of regions of Ukraine. There are also members of the community in Russian Federation, USA and Canada.

“Truth Wins”: Preparation to the International Novomedia Forum 2014 Continues


This year International Novomedia Forum (INF) will take place on November 7-9 in Kyiv at Tourist hotel. The title of the forum – “Truth Wins” – is very characteristic of the current epoch in the Ukrainian history. 

“During the political crisis, civilstrife and information war – honesty and professionalism remain top priorities for us as journalists. These are the values we will particularly emphasize during the fall media event. This is a kind of mobilization of journalists for ethical and peacemaking media work,” says Chairman of INF Organizing Committee Ruslan Kukharchuk. 

Registration for this large-scale media event started on August 1. In order to participate, all the interested parties need to fill out an application form on the INF website. 

The issuance of the official INF poster marked the start of the event’s promotion campaign. According to designer Maksym Kuzmenko, in the conditions of the information war, the triumph of truth is the highest priority issue. That is why, together with devastation and chaos, the poster portrays a sprout symbolizing truth which media workers are called to voice. But it is possible only via joint efforts of the media community. 

Traditionally, INF poster will be promoted through a number of Internet platforms, interested organizations and churches as well as through billboards, city lights, newspapers and magazines.

Moreover, local and international media – both religious and secular – will receive the poster and other advertising materials electronically.

INF administrator Tatiana Pinchuk says, “It is the fourth year that our team organizes the country’s largest journalist event. We expect to see friends and colleagues as well as a lot of new faces.”

International Novomedia Forum is a large-scale annual journalist event organized in Kyiv. It is the key platform for communication and professional growth of media workers representing secular and religious media in Ukraine and abroad. The forum brings together professionals from television, radio as well as printed, online and new media. The event also attracts an impressive number of speakers – around 40 this year.

As it was mentioned earlier, in 2014 the forum will take place for the 4th time. In 2011, it brought together delegates from 10 countries. In 2012, around 40 top professionals became INF speakers. INF 2013 was marked by Novomedia Awards gala ceremony in the Ukrainian House. Them otto of the event is “New Media and Timeless Values”. 

INF Press Center