Visualization of the social life of the occupied territory of the Lugansk region in the print media

Keywords: content analysis, occupied territory, public life, reflection of public life, printed mass media, mass media, newspaper, photography, visualization


The article deals with the public life of the occupied territory of the Lugansk region in printed mass media. The article presents some results of the content analysis of the print media of the occupied tourists of the Lugansk region. They are concentrating on analyzing photos that were printed during the year in the newspapers of the so-called Luhansk People’s Republic. This methodology of research, painted methods and methodology of the research of printed mass media, a sample is drawn up. The article presents some results of the content analysis of newspapers that were printed during the year in three cities of the so-called Luhansk People’s Republic, namely Lugansk, Stakhanov (Kadyivka) and Antratsyt. The article analyzes the literature on the topic of the study, systematic theoretical foundations of the functioning of mass media, in particular printed mass media. Mechanisms of influence of mass media on social consciousness are considered. The focus is on the current situation in the East of Ukraine. Examples are examples of manipulation and propaganda through the mass media that have an impact on the consciousness of the society, the data of the security services of Ukraine on the use of innovative technologies by the Russian Federation for the purpose of implementing their actions in the territory of the occupied Donbas are given.The photos of selected newspapers that reflect the social processes in the occupied territory of the Lugansk region are analyzed. It is the photos that make it possible to conclude that newspapers have an information content direction that the information they provide most often has a domestic or economic nature, and that focus is on situational events.It is proved that the photos have disagreements between size and context, that is, a small number of photos are compensated for by their large size, especially political leaders of the Russian Federation and the so-called Lugansk People’s Republic. It is concluded that the photographs on the pages of the so-called LNR newspapers most often reflect the infrastructure, everyday problems and problems of improvement, and also focus on the cultural and entertaining life of the so-called Lugansk People’s Republic.


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How to Cite
Kotelenets, K. M. (2018). Visualization of the social life of the occupied territory of the Lugansk region in the print media. Grani, 21(3), 12-17.