Development of Local “Brigade” (Military Front) Print Media of the armed Forces of Ukraine as a Successful Example of Military-Civilian Partnershi

UDC 070:004.738

Development of Local “Brigade” (Military Front) Print Media of the armed Forces of Ukraine as a Successful Example of Military-Civilian Partnershi

Bukhtatyi Oleksandr, Chief Consultant of the Main Department of Information Policy at the Presidential
Administration, PhD in Public Administration

Shevchenko Hanna, PhD in Geographical Sciences, the Head of Scientific Society «Intelligence», Sumy Regional
Gymnasium-Boarding School for Talented and Creatively-Gifted Children

Levchenko Sofia, a Student of the 11th Grade at Sumy Regional Gymnasium-Boarding School for Talented and Creatively-Gifted Children, a Member of the Small Academy of Sciences

ABSTRACT

The article studies and mainly focuses on the issues of revival, formation and development of one of the important segments of the Ukrainian military press, namely, operational, local “brigade” print publications (newsletters, bulletins, etc.) of the military units and formations of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

The authors analyze the pattern of the practice of the Operational Command “West”. In all of its brigade units the activities of local “brigade” (military front) print media were initiated and established (during 2015-2018) within the process of military-civilian partnership with the reformed print media of the local distribution.

The research represents the results of the expert survey of military personnel and offers the content-information structure of such military publications.

Based on consideration of the legal aspects of the activity of these print military publications and its practical results, the authors recommend the amendments to the press legislation aimed at simplifying the processes of legalization (registration) military press and providing for its proper functioning after termination of the Anti-Terrorist Operation in Ukraine.

Keywords: print media; press officer; “brigade” (military) newspaper; editorial staff of reformed media; military civil partnership.

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