86% of journalists expect an even more difficult financial situation in 2023 – IMI survey
86% of journalists expect to find themselves in an even more difficult financial situation in 2023.
These are the results of an anonymous targeted survey conducted by the Institute of Mass Information in August 2022, in which 217 journalists from all regions of Ukraine took part*.
This trend is also illustrated journalists' inability to save up money this year (reported by 82% of the respondents), another 58% of the respondents noted that they no longer have a financial cushion. 67% of Ukrainian media workers surveyed by IMI point to a hike in expenses.
*The research was carried out through an anonymous online survey based on an interactive structured questionnaire. Links to the questionnaire were sent out to potential respondents – journalists and editors. A total of 230 responses were received, of which 13 respondents do not work in the media/journalism field, so the analysis included 217 responses from media workers. 29% of the respondents are from the central regions of Ukraine, 21% are from the south, 19% are from the west, 12% are from the north, 11% are from the east and 8% are from Kyiv city. 64% are women, 35% are men, 1% other genders. The survey was conducted in August 2022.
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