National representative survey on use of information sources, perception of information and disinformation during the first stage of COVID-19 pandemic, Latvia, September 2020 (doi:10.48510/FK2/HZJYAM)

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Title:

National representative survey on use of information sources, perception of information and disinformation during the first stage of COVID-19 pandemic, Latvia, September 2020

Identification Number:

doi:10.48510/FK2/HZJYAM

Distributor:

Dataverse

Date of Distribution:

2022-01-26

Version:

1

Bibliographic Citation:

Rozukalne, Anda; Savicka, Vita; Tifentale, Alise; Kleinberga, Vineta; Murinska, Sandra, 2022, "National representative survey on use of information sources, perception of information and disinformation during the first stage of COVID-19 pandemic, Latvia, September 2020", https://doi.org/10.48510/FK2/HZJYAM, Dataverse, V1

Study Description

Citation

Title:

National representative survey on use of information sources, perception of information and disinformation during the first stage of COVID-19 pandemic, Latvia, September 2020

Identification Number:

doi:10.48510/FK2/HZJYAM

Authoring Entity:

Rozukalne, Anda (Faculty of Communication, Riga Stradins University)

Savicka, Vita (Faculty of Communication, Riga Stradins University)

Tifentale, Alise (Faculty of Communication, Riga Stradins University)

Kleinberga, Vineta (Faculty of European Studies, Riga Stradins University)

Murinska, Sandra (Rezekne Academy of Technologies)

Grant Number:

VPP-COVID-2020/1-0013

Distributor:

Dataverse

Access Authority:

Rozukalne, Anda

Access Authority:

Kleinberga, Vineta

Depositor:

Ņikitina-Zaķe, Liene

Date of Deposit:

2022-01-24

Holdings Information:

https://doi.org/10.48510/FK2/HZJYAM

Study Scope

Keywords:

Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Information sources, trust, perceived risk disease, news fatigue, disinformation

Abstract:

The dataset consists of three question blocks with closed questions. The first block includes questions about the respondents’ self-evaluated state of health and their attitude towards the COVID-19 pandemic. The second block comprises statements about the potential threat posed by the pandemic as well as statements that identify public mood, perceived disease risk, attitudes, and responses to the restrictions. In the third block of questions, respondents evaluate specific sources of information (Friends and relatives, Colleagues, Healthcare professionals, Latvian government institutions, Politicians and party leaders, Saeima (Latvian Parliament) deputies, TV, Radio, Newspapers, online news portals, social networking sites, International organisations such as World Health Organization (WHO), Celebrities and influencers) on a Likert scale of very trustworthy to very untrustworthy. the respondents' knowledge and trust in information Respondents also evaluate various statements regarding the causes of the pandemic, the places where it is possible to become infected, the transmission of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, the effectiveness of vaccines, and opinions of scientists

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The dataset is connected to the following dataset: Inna Dovladbekova, Diāna Kalniņa, Sergei Kruk, Taņa Lāce, Kristīne Mārtinsone, Ritma Rungule, Silva Seņkāne. 2021. “National representative Omnibus survey, Latvia, September 2020.” https://doi.org/10.48510/FK2/VEEPCS

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Bibliographic Citation:

Rožukalne, A., Murinska, S., & Tifentale, A. (2021). Is COVID-19 an ‘ordinary flu’ that benefits politicians? Perception of pandemic disinformation in Latvia. Communication Today, 12(2), 68-93.

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