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East Ukraine Could Become 'Blackhole Of Information'
19 January, 2015

What is very concerning is that if the new Ministry of Information decides to regulate how journalists leave and enter conflict areas in eastern Ukraine, then the region could become an information black hole, said French journalist Stephane Siohan.

Last week, a Minister of Information was appointed and a Ministry of Information was created. It remains unclear what exactly this ministry plans to do.

Journalist Stephane Siohan from Le Monde and Ihor Rozkladaj from the Media Law Institute joined Hromadske International co-hosts Ian Bateson and Nataliya Gumenyuk in the studio on Dec. 7, 2014 during the Sunday Show.

To find out more, check out our explainer on the Ministry of Information: http://bit.ly/1BsHjJE 

Aired on Dec 7, 2014