The awareness of fake news phenomenon through information literacy competency in social networking sites (SNS) / Arlyssa Lim, Wan Ab Kadir Wan Dollah & Safawi Abdul Rahman

Lim, Arlyssa and Wan Dollah, Wan Ab Kadir and Abdul Rahman, Safawi (2021) The awareness of fake news phenomenon through information literacy competency in social networking sites (SNS) / Arlyssa Lim, Wan Ab Kadir Wan Dollah & Safawi Abdul Rahman. Journal of Academic Library Management (AcLiM), 1 (2): 11. pp. 75-85. ISSN (eISSN) 2785-9185

Abstract

This study examines the relationship between Information Literacy (IL) competency and fake news phenomenon in Social Networking Sites (SNS). Data for this study has been collected from the Coursework Master level students of Faculty of Information Management (FIM) in UITM Campus Puncak Perdana by using a simple random sampling method with a total sample data of 97 respondents. The data was analyzed using SPSS version 25 and SmartPLS 3.0. The results indicated that the relationship between IL competency and fake news phenomenon in SNS is significant. On the other hand, the findings found that the level of IL competency of Coursework Master level students of FIM in UITM Campus Puncak Perdana is high. Although facing several limitations, this research makes quite a several contributions and this study has provided evidence on the relationship between IL competency and fake news phenomenon in SNS, which suggests that the IL approach will be a great alternative in addressing the fake news phenomenon.

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Item Type: Article
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Lim, Arlyssa
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Wan Dollah, Wan Ab Kadir
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Abdul Rahman, Safawi
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Subjects: Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Library Science. Information Science > Library education. Training
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > ZA Information resources (General) > Electronic information resource literacy
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam > Perpustakaan Tun Abdul Razak (PTAR)
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Academic Library Management (AcLiM)
UiTM Journal Collections: Others > Journal of Academic Library Management (AcLiM)
ISSN: (eISSN) 2785-9185
Volume: 1
Number: 2
Page Range: pp. 75-85
Keywords: Digital Age, Social Networking Sites (SNS), Fake News
Date: 2021
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/54577
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