Russian Aggression of Ukraine from the Perspective of CNN, PBS, and Fox News – Analysis of Facebook Posts

Barbara Cyrek,

Malwina Popiołek,

Maxim Gorbachevsky


The article presents different ways of reporting the Russian aggression against Ukraine in 2022 by three American TV stations: CNN, PBS, and Fox News. Our study covered and categorized Facebook posts published between February 24th and May 31st. The analysis revealed three main themes around which reports about the war have been focused: the United States, Ukraine, and Russia, each one was treated differently by each station. The article shows and discusses the differences between them. The article also presents the overall context of discussing the war in Ukraine, which, right after it started, consisted of three main perspectives: 1) reports from the battlefield; 2) words and actions of Biden, Zelensky, and Putin; and 3) sanctions on Russia.

Słowa kluczowe: CNN, PBS, Fox News, Facebook, Content Analysis, War, Russian aggression of Ukraine, social media, news

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