Studies the Social Media on Corruption Issues through Content Analysis

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Revista ESPACIOS, 38(49) (2017) .


The article presents the results of content analysis of content in 2014 when reporting on issues of corruption and how to counter it in five social networks: "Vkontakte", "Facebook", "Classmates”, "Twitter", "Live Journal" in Republic of Tatarstan of the Russian Federation. Different social networks have different purposes, but each contains content that addresses the issues of corruption. There is a positive dynamics of growth of number of communities on corruption in social networks, which indicates the actuality of the problem in civil society. The aim of the article is to highlight the effectiveness of the fight against corruption or question on how to counter it, the issues of anti-corruption activities in social networks. The results of the study are fully confirmed 3 hypothesis of the study: social network is underutilized as a tool of influence on the formation of anticorruption propaganda; in social networks regularly appear in the data on the results of opinion polls about their attitudes to corruption and the effectiveness of the response; in social networks insufficiently lit questions to assess the effectiveness of the authorities in combating corruption.

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