Margo Gontar

Co-founder, StopFake.org

Biography

Margo Gontar is co-founder of the StopFake project, which battles false information about events in Ukraine, often dealing with Kremlin propaganda in Russian and foreign media. Margo is also a TV host of the weekly news digest StopFakeNews.

Before co-founding the project with her colleagues, alumni and students from the Kyiv-Mohyla School of Journalism, Margo have worked as an executive producer for the TV channels Hromadske and Espreso TV, as well as for a number of other media in the country. She is a graduate of Kyiv-Mohyla School of Journalism, a Master Program of the National University 'Kyiv-Mohyla Academy'. Margo also has a BA in Cultural Studies from Kyiv-Mohyla Academy.

Beside this, Margo Gontar is also a musician. Her debut album was released in 2015, and she is now working on her new album.

26 September 2016

Personalisation, Immersive Experience & Digital Transformation of News