The roles of media in spreading awareness during covid-19 pandemic / Aini Nadhirah Ismail … [et al.]

ID46608 Ismail, Aini Nadhirah and Massury, Fatin Masyarah and Abdul Ghafor, Nurul Najihah and Ridzuan, Abdul Rauf and Sultan Mohideen, Rosilawati and Ilyas, Ilya Yasnoriza and Bakar, Mohd Hilmi (2021) The roles of media in spreading awareness during covid-19 pandemic / Aini Nadhirah Ismail … [et al.]. e-Journal of Media and Society (e-JOMS), 6. ISSN 2682-9193


The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has created a global health crisis that has had a deep impact on the way we perceive our world and our everyday lives. Today, social media such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, have become primary sources of information. They are also vehicles for fake news and disinformation. During a crisis like the COVID-19 pandemic, media takes the roles in spreading awareness during Covid-19 pandemic to ensure the society aware about this disease. For the methodology of this research, the researchers follow the research design of qualitative research. The researchers uses semi-structured interview in gathering information from the informants. At the end, the researchers found out that media plays a big roles in spreading awareness during covid-19 pandemic. People might see that media can be the effective way in spreading awareness during covid-19 pandemic, but certain people might see that media will bring the negative impact to the society. Also in taking roles as media during this pandemic, they need to identify and analyze the best content to be shown to the target audience.


Item Type: Article
CreatorsEmail / ID. Num
Ismail, Aini NadhirahUNSPECIFIED
Massury, Fatin MasyarahUNSPECIFIED
Abdul Ghafor, Nurul NajihahUNSPECIFIED
Ridzuan, Abdul
Sultan Mohideen, RosilawatiUNSPECIFIED
Ilyas, Ilya YasnorizaUNSPECIFIED
Bakar, Mohd HilmiUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology > Consciousness. Cognition > Awareness
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General) > Research > Quantitative research
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine > Epidemics
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Melaka > Alor Gajah Campus > Faculty of Communication and Media Studies
Journal or Publication Title: e-Journal of Media and Society (e-JOMS)
Journal: Others > e-Journal of Media and Society
ISSN: 2682-9193
Volume: 6
Official URL:
Item ID: 46608
Uncontrolled Keywords: Media; Covid-19; Awareness


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