Information and political aspects of the Covid-19 pandemic in the United States
Информационно-политические аспекты пандемии коронавируса в США

P. Koshkin
2020 Pathways to Peace and Security  
The COVID-19 pandemic became the main catalyst of the so-called infodemic in the sphere of public information and communications. The article is an attempt to systematize and conceptualize informational and political aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States. First, the author explains how the Trump administration responded to the COVID-19 outbreak in the United States both domestically and internationally and how it presented its anti-coronavirus policy to the public. Second, the
more » ... blic. Second, the article analyzes the role of journalists, experts and politicians in instigating or curbing the COVID-19-driven ― infodemic‖ in the United States as coronavirus paved the way for global spread.
doi:10.20542/2307-1494-2020-2-120-132 fatcat:pu7y5jpzhjh4bjgifi62nqeaja