Empirical justification of the strategy of counteractionto false rumors

Vol. 25 Iss. 1 pp. 714 | St. Petersburg State Institute of Psychology and Social Work | ISSN: 1993-8101


The article considers the concept of role repertoire, traceable when discussing rumors in short-term communicative associations. The content of communicative role-playing strategy to counteract false rumors is characterized. It involves the information intervention in dialogical processes that accompany the spread of unverifi ed information through the channels of informal communication. Procedures and results of the study to systematize measures of counteraction to false rumors and their correlation with the main directions of the pro-posed strategy are described. Thereby the validity of its application in practice is justified.


rumors, false rumors, communicative roles, measures to counteract rumors, classifi cation of mea-sures to counteract false rumors, communicative role-playing strategy to counteract false rumors, empirical research of the strategy to counteract false rumors


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