Natalia Lygachova (Ukraine), Honoured Journalist of Ukraine, Director, Editor, LLC "Telekritika"

Natalia Lygachova (Ukraine), Honoured Journalist of Ukraine, Director, Editor, LLC "Telekritika&quot

Honoured Journalist of Ukraine, Director, Editor, LLC "Telekritika"

Biography:

Natalia Lygachova is general director and the head of board of Public Organization “Telekritika” (since 2004). She graduated from the Kiev State University T. Shevchenko, Faculty of journalism (1979-84).
Currently she is also the member of the National commission on the statement of a freedom of speech and development of information sphere under the President of Ukraine.

From 2005 to 2007 she was the member of Social council at National board of Ukraine concerning TV and broadcasting.
Her previous position is the editor of department of sociological researches and the editor of the main edition of film programs. She was the co-author of such programs as «All about cinema», «Cinema without game» at Gosteleradio USSR and the State telebroadcasting company of Ukraine.

She is the co-author of: «Journalistic autumn-2002. Discussion about pressure upon political censorship in the Ukrainian media» (2003); «TV of special actions. Manipulation technologies in information-analytical programs of the Ukrainian TV: monitoring, methods of definition and ways of opposition» (2003), “Information wars”.
Also she is the co-author and the editor of the project of Monitoring of TV-news and media technologies during presidential campaign-2004 in Ukraine» (2005), “Journalistic revolution-2004. Events, people, discussions” (2005, the author of idea, the co-author, the composer).