The Role of the Media in the Spiritual and Moral Evolution of Society

Lyutsiya Mugtabarovna Gaisina, Irina Mikhaylovna Mikhaylovskaya, Nursafa Gafurovna Khairullina, Oksana Vyacheslavovna Ustinova, Elvira Venerovna Shakirova


The transition to a progressive information society does not exclude that the media can become the dominant agent of socialization. All the more so important attribute information society stands the so-called “information awareness”, which is a product of the growing information and lies at the heart of the global information space. The article presents the results of sociological research on the role of the media in the spiritual and moral development of modern society. The authors conclude that traditional values such as family, faith, work, and mutual respect are the majority of respondents to the second plan, which indicates the “impoverishment” of spiritual principles in the development of modern society. Values such as work, tolerance, responsibility and marriage negatively perceived by respondents. The most significant role in the devaluation of the spiritual and moral development of society play media, the power of influence which is commensurate with the institution of the family and educational impact.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2015.v6n5s2p93

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