Manner of usage and evaluation of information on the COVID -19 pandemic by citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina within the context of five core concepts of media literacy

Dragana Trninić
2021 Medijske Studije  
The COVID-19 pandemic has fully revealed the significance of media literacy. A great amount of fake news, as well as information lacking background, has been distributed. The paper aims to determine the manner of usage and evaluation of information on the COVID-19 pandemic in Bosnia and Herzegovina within the context of five core concepts of media literacy. The results of the survey conducted online, have shown that the majority of respondents resorted to the Internet in their search for
more » ... tion, that they were confused by the sheer amount of information, that they often failed to double-check it, and that they were often not able to recognise any offensive content in it.
doi:10.20901/ms.12.23.4 fatcat:p7stjafhjffcxlwryzdn2i6a74