Mass communication and information consumption specifics in the Sverdlovsk Region


Kostina S.N.

Cand. Sci. (Sociol.) Assoc. Prof., Ural Federal University named after the first President of Russia B.N. Yeltsin, Yekaterinburg, Russia. kostinasn@mail.ru

Kuzmin A.I.

Dr. Sci. (Sociol.), Chief Researcher, Institute of Economics of The Ural Branch of Russian Academy of Science, Prof., Ural Federal University named after the first President of Russia B.N. Yeltsin, Yekaterinburg, Russia. kuz53@list.ru

Bannykh G.A.

Cand. Sci. (Sociol.) Assoc. Prof., Ural Federal University named after the first President of Russia B.N. Yeltsin, Ural State University of economics, Yekaterinburg, Russia. gbannykh@gmail.com

Zaborova E.N.

Dr. Sci. (Soc.), Prof., Ural State University of Economics, Ekaterinburg, Russia ezaborova@yandex.ru

DOI: 10.31857/S013216250000763-2
ID of the Article: 7294


For citation:

Kostina S.N., Kuzmin A.I., Bannykh G.A., Zaborova E.N. Mass communication and information consumption specifics in the Sverdlovsk Region. Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya [Sociological Studies]. 2018. No 8. P. 83-90




Abstract

Method of researching of sociological demographic aspects of formation of an information culture of the population, approbated on inhabitants of Sverdlovsk area, is offered. Main characteristics of the population's consumption of information, depending on the different types of settlements and the age category of the respondents, are based on the author's model for analyzing the attitude of respondents to information obtained from various sources (private and public), taking into account specifics of the channels and technologies for obtaining and disseminating information, the availability of skills of respondents to work with information and communication technologies, etc.


Keywords
information; information society; information culture; mass communication; everyday life; digital inequality; socio-demographic groups of population; Sverdlovsk region

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