Diffusion of Trust in News on Social Network Sites (DTSNS)
- Project Identification
- Project Period
- 1/2021 - 12/2021
- Investor / Pogramme / Project type
- Masaryk University
- MU Faculty or unit
- Faculty of Social Studies
The proposed project aims to bring experimental evidence revealing the nature of the interrelation of different levels of trust and its impact on perceived trust in news communicate (news article) consumed via social network sites (SNS).
RQ1: What is the main effect of the level of trust in professional mainstream news media (PMNM) on trust in news communicate?
RQ2: What is the effect of trust level in PMNM and other users (FB "friend") on trust in news communicate?