Survey: TV News become main source of information during pandemic

According to experts of the Bureau for Express Monitoring of Public Opinion, TV news became the main source of information about the coronavirus spread during the pandemic. The specialists questioned more than a thousand of Kazakh citizens of all ages from different parts of the country. 70 percent of respondents answered that they trust the information announced on TV channels more than, for example, social media. They refer to the fact that professional journalists do fact-checking, verify the news before broadcasting it. At the same time, during the survey, it became clear that at present it is difficult for the audience to determine what is true and what is not.