Friday, December 03, 2004
For years, reporters in Ukraine have been told by the government what news to cover and how to cover it. But after last month's deeply flawed presidential elections, a sort of media mutiny took place, as dozens of journalists publicly demanded the right to call the shots as they saw them. The owners capitulated, and suddenly Ukrainians are getting balanced news coverage. Brooke talks to Fedir Sydoruk, one of the first journalists to resign because of censorship.