Public Broadcaster (UA:PBC)

The television and radio company “Public Broadcasting of Ukraine” (UA:PBC) was created to protect freedom of speech in Ukraine, to provide the society with reliable and balanced information about Ukraine and the world, to establish public dialogue to increase public confidence. The company was registered in January 2017. UA:PBC broadcasts debates “Countdown” during the Presidential and Parliamentary election campaigns and political talk shows in the non-election period, in the process of building a strong and independent public broadcaster. The talk show has a live audience and covers crucial social and political issues with guests made up of politicians, experts and leaders of public opinion, with live broadcasts from the regional affiliates in a weekly format of 90 minutes duration. This show serves as a platform for rising Ukrainians` political literacy and critical thinking of Ukrainians in period between presidential and parliamentary debates and received 70,5 views in total.